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Re: bounced spam

 Mike Gorse wrote: 
> Hi all, 
> Lately my email address has been used a lot by spammers, and I've been 
> getting a lot of "returned mail" messages rejecting the spam that I 
> supposedly sent.  I'm probably getting well over 100 of them per day, 
> and it is becoming really annoying.  Somehow this has only been 
> happening for the past few days.  It isn't clear to me what, if 
> anything, I can do about this.  Does anyone have any suggestions? 
Same boat here - started happening a few weeks ago. I added some 
.procmailrc filters that capture the vast majority of this voluminous 
bounce spam: 

* ^From: Mail Delivery Subsystem 

* ^From: Mail Delivery System 


* ^From: postmaster 

I do an occasional cursory inspection of my Bounce mailbox - so far, no 
false positives. 


> Thanks, 
> -- Mike Gorse / AIM:linvortex / -- 

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