Category Archives: Network Spam Filter

New DKIM Security Standards
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During 2024, many of the large email service providers will be introducing new security standards to email to cut down on spam email, and eliminating attacks where someone purports to be someone else in order to scam money from them.  This is going to hinge around some new technologies that many outside the industry may… Read More »

Updated SPF Record 2024
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As part of our ongoing excellence for service, we have updated our SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record that technial staff should use from 2024 onwards, especially when publishing DKIM and DMARC records. SPF Record The new SPF record is… v=spf1 a mx -all Alternative SPF Record Please note: the following is also still acceptable…… Read More »

Hotmail and AOL Spam PDF Attachments
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We have had a considerable number of complaints of spam emails containing PDF attachments coming from the Hotmail and AOL email networks. Normally, PDF attachments are allowed straight through, but, due to the high volume of complaints, we have removed PDF attachments from the accepted file list so that it has to be processed like… Read More »