[Mailman-Users] Spam mails being received on the mailing list, solution needed....

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sun Nov 11 00:43:59 CET 2012

Amit Bhatt wrote:
>we are receiving around 1000 spam E-mails on a daily basis via one of our mailing lists. Most of these spams are received in form of subscription requests. The spam appearing in a huge scale is badly effecting the performance of the list.
>Would appreciate if anyone can suggest us the proper remedies to resolve this issue.

You should use tools like spamassassin, clamav (with 3rd party
signatures such as those from <http://www.sanesecurity.com/>), etc. in
your incoming MTA to stop spam at the front door. Once it get's
delivered to a Mailman list-subscribe or list-join address, it's too

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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