Methods to Fight Spam Palmer AK
Computers, networking, websites, applications, data files and security measures are now indispensible tools and concerns in most businesses. Planet 3 Technologies understands the frustration when something stops working. We can assist make your system act the way you want it to. Well make sure things work.and stay working
Average Joes Computer Service provides computer service in Wasilla and Mat-Su Valley. We repair all system problems including, but not limited to: internet connection failures, virus damage, and modem problems hard drive, CD ROM, and floppy drive failures "not enough memory" problems general protection faults, stack overflow, and blue screen of death failures We value all our customer relationships, and especially welcome past clients.
28 Years Experience ask for Glen. Call ahead for instructions on mail ins Check out our computer department. We service consumer goods as well, such as Projection Television, Plasma, DLP, and LCD Television, appliance repair, as well as other electronics you may have that need to be repaired or serviced.
However we build high-quality, custom computers for specialized requirements, and supply certified repair & upgrade services. Need data transferred from one media to another, to locate an elusive driver, or assistance setting up your office or home network? Call on local service and support. We have finally updated our website with newer technologies and more aid for you, the client.
Methods to Fight Spam
Working @ Home
|Methods to Fight Spam!!! |
Jan 6, 2008, 09:22
Industry experts estimate that three out of every five e-mail messages that are sent today are spam.
This is not only a nuisance; it is costing us all time and money which could be better spent on productive ventures.
Bizwala is committed to fighting spam & blocks a great deal without customer intervention. Our systems are updated daily and we are always working to improve our spam filtering.
Though we may never be able to block it all, we can offer some suggestions to combat spam effectively.
Q: How can I prevent spam from reaching my e-mail account?
A: People who send spam compile their mailing lists in many ways. Methods to compile such lists include:
Sending spam to e-mail addresses that are most commonly used. A common tactic consists of building lists of targeted addresses that use frequently used words such as "webmaster" or "info" (for example, "webmaster@mydomainname" or "info@mydomainname").
Obtaining e-mail addresses that are automatically "harvested" from web sites by specialized software.
Compiling lists of e-mail addresses that are either chosen or generate at random (for example, " joe1@mydomainname", "joe2@mydomainname" or "joe3@mydomainname". This method is becoming increasingly frequent.
Because spammers often send spam to undefined e-mail aliases such as firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, you can combat the receipt of spam effectively by not using a catch-all address . (The catch-all is an alias that is used to receive mail sent to undefined addresses/aliases .)
Q: What is spoofing and how can I fight it?
A: "Spoofing" occurs when a spammer uses some version of your domain name in the "From" address field. Spammers use spoofing to try to hide their identities and to pass blame for spam to innocent Internet users. The large amount of spam messages -- many of which are sent to invalid address -- result in a significant amount of "bounced" e-mail (that is, mail that returned as being undeliverable). Unfortunately, bounced mail is sent back to the address found in the "From" line of the spammed message.
Typically, the "From" line is also an undefined e-mail address not found in your mail settings. To combat receiving bounced mail messages, you can use the "devnull" alias that we mentioned in the previous question and answer.
Q: Even if my account is not generating any spam, can the mail server I use get blocked because of spam?
Unfortunately, yes. The main cause for blacklisting your mail server depends on where the spammed e-mail is ultimately received and how the ISP who maintains that location reacts to spam and to spam complaints. Many account holders with Bizwala forward e-mail messages that are sent to there hosting account. For example, a ...