[svlug] Bad email

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Tue Mar 29 12:42:02 PST 2005


On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 12:57:05PM -0500, Skip Evans wrote:
> I am now under the impression this could be worm-spam
> from a very large number of infected machines out there.
> 
> If so, isn't it kind of impossible to block it? This server
> answers email for diamond dealers in NYC and can get
> legitimate email from anyone in the world, so how would
> you go about sorting out the spam from the real?

Worm spam, since it's automated, often sends the same junk
(or similar junk) in each message, so you might be able to
filter based on that content.

Note: I don't do main server admin stuff, so I'm talking out my rear, here. :)

-bill!




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