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    Recent Spam And SMTP Issues

    This is a discussion on Recent Spam And SMTP Issues within the SkyUser Mail / SMTP forums, part of the Community channel category; We have had our SMTP server blacklisted the last few days by some person sending email from a domain similar ...

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      Recent Spam And SMTP Issues

      We have had our SMTP server blacklisted the last few days by some person sending email from a domain similar or to do with "MeerKatt"

      The email that was sent was blocked because of the following;

      X-CC-Diagnostic: Body contains " lottery " (20), Nigerian 419 Scam (51), Generic 419 Scam (51), Body contains "Nigeria" (30)

      And therefore has now had a knock on affect to well over 1500 email users.

      We have determined that we are on at least 3 blacklists.

      1 of which we have now been removed.
      The second one we can do nothing for 7 days (13th March 2010)
      And the third we are still in the process of trying to sort

      On behalf of myself and at least 15,000 other users, thanks a lot for all the hassle.
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      Re: Recent Spam And SMTP Issues

      Can you track down who is reasonable and then report them for abuse to sky ?

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      Re: Recent Spam And SMTP Issues

      Quote Originally Posted by Alan b View Post
      Can you track down who is reasonable and then report them for abuse to sky ?

      The Sky IP address that was in the headers of the sent email has already been reported to Sky, Alan.
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      Re: Recent Spam And SMTP Issues

      We have just had an email to confirm that the second blacklisted entry has now been removed, so there is only one more to go now.

      Those of you having issues sending email, should now find that this gets better as more and more ISPs etc will now allow the email through.
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      Re: Recent Spam And SMTP Issues

      Hello there,

      It seems that Hotmail is blacklisting the Sky User SMTP service again; this morning I have tried to send a mail to a Hotmail recipient and received the following error message:

      The local mail transport system has reported the following problems it encountered while trying to deliver your message:

      -------------------------------------------------------------------
      *** <removed>@hotmail.com
      550 OU-001 (COL0-MC2-F28) Unfortunately, messages from 77.240.11.49 weren't sent. Please contact your Internet service provider since part of their network is on our block list. You can also refer your provider to mail.live.com/mail/troubleshoot
      -------------------------------------------------------------------

      I was able to send mail to the same recipient yesterday.

      I have sent the mail via the "official" Sky mail server, so no immediate problem for me, but thought you ought to know that it seems the blacklist issue is back....

      Cheers,

      Jon.

     

     

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