Block Backscatter Mails?

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Thu Nov 30 18:29:49 GMT 2006

Hi Matthias,

Matthias Kellermann wrote:
> Hello,
> is ist possible to block Backscatter Mails with MailScanner?
> I've tried the VBounceRuleset for Spamassassin
> (, but it didn't work
> well. The plugin doesn't seem to scan attached mails and so it makes a
> lot of false-positives...
> Are there any other possibilities to block such bounced mail with
> MailScanner?

If you are using Sendmail - check out milter-null:


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