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Wed Jun 27, 2012, 09:41 AM

I'm getting mailbombed by Arabic spammers.

I don't even know what the messages say, but I can sometimes get ten a day.

Is there a filter that will block out anything but Western script?

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Reply I'm getting mailbombed by Arabic spammers. (Original post)
Baitball Blogger Jun 2012 OP
ManiacJoe Jun 2012 #1
Baitball Blogger Jun 2012 #2
HopeHoops Jul 2012 #3
Baitball Blogger Jul 2012 #4
HopeHoops Jul 2012 #5

Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 02:43 PM

1. Blocking the spam due to its origin would probably work better.

But that is best done at the ISP level in the incoming mail server.

You should be able to take a few of the Arabic characters and put them into subject or body filters and move the email to your spam folder.

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Response to ManiacJoe (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 04:00 PM

2. Excellent! Thank you.

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Original post)

Thu Jul 5, 2012, 10:15 AM

3. Here's a place to start if you want to figure it out...

 

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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #3)

Thu Jul 5, 2012, 10:44 AM

4. What a helpful bugger you are this morning.

LOL!

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Response to Baitball Blogger (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 5, 2012, 10:49 AM

5. It isn't that difficult. It LOOKS hard, but it really isn't.

 

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