Blog : E-mail
Best Practices for Setting up Apache SpamAssassin on cPanel A global surge in email phishing attacks and fraudulent emails puts you at risk. Here’s how you can protect yourself using prevention strategies outlined in this article. Apache SpamAssassin is an anti-spam email application maintained by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) to filter and block unsolicited […]
What is Apache SpamAssassin™? Apache SpamAssassin is the open-source anti-spam software used by most Linux based email systems to filter and block unsolicited emails. It is a complex system that is now maintained by the Apache Software Foundation. Apache SpamAssassin is modular and allows for the use of custom tests and score adjustment. Looking to […]
Most of us who have hosted or registered a domain, are familiar with the regular DNS record entries. The A, MX, NS and CNAME records are used on a daily basis and are familiar to most Systems Administrators. SOA records, while a bit less familiar, are also present in every DNS zone as they define the […]
Email has become the normal communication corridor for most business. As a result, it has been targeted more and more by fraudsters. We are not talking mail scammers here or junk mail. No – we are talking about full-blown mail fraud involving big sums of money. The problem is that we tend to trust email […]
A quick history of Spam…the 70’s In the early days of the internet, email was a safe and trusted messaging system. Sending an email to someone you did not know or have business with was almost unheard of. Email protocols were developed in a trusting environment and very little was written into the protocol as […]
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Introduction and tools you will need to test email protocols Have you ever wondered what sort of conversation occurs between mail servers? Here is a guide on MTA-Speak and how to see if your mail server is actually working or not, ordered by email protocols. You will need a telnet client installed to run these tests and some form […]

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