Handling spam in DSNs from other sites?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Tue Jun 6 23:02:22 IST 2006

On 06/06/06, Furnish, Trever G <TGFurnish at herffjones.com> wrote:
> I have a feeling I'm missing an obvious answer, but what does everyone
> suggest for handling DSNs from other sites (not mine) that include spam
> in the message?  The mua's don't care that this is a DSN, they still
> happily display the spam, and I seem to be getting a *lot* more of these
> lately.
> It's been a long day and I'm a bit drugged up with cold medicine at the
> moment, so if I'm not making my question clear, perhaps this will help?
> I'm refering to the type of messages that would get me listed here if I
> were to simply reject them:
> http://www.rfc-ignorant.org/policy-dsn.php
> ...and which can contain message parts that include spam.  What's the
> best way to deal with these messages?  Hope that they still get tagged
> as spam and don't treat them specially?  Is there some other option?
> Hmmm...maybe there's a DNSBL for "domains that include too much message
> body in DSNs"...
> Thanks in advance for all suggestions.
I'm sure others have other views, but ... why treat them any different
than any other mail? scan them, tag them, drop them....:-).
If they are legitimate, they will pass MS/SA/AVs anyway.
-- Glenn
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