Spam from .us domains

Terry Hulen Jr terry.hulen at
Sun May 4 20:27:32 IST 2014

I forgot to mention, I am using greyfix with postfix as well.  That,
along with my postfix RBLs, I have not seen any increase in spam.

On Sat, May 3, 2014 at 7:37 PM, Richard Siddall
<richard.siddall at> wrote:
> Look at greylisting.  It may let you defer accepting email from new
> domains or new IPs until the domains show up in the RBLs.
> Philip Parsons wrote:
>> Yeah that's the one's not certain if someone has written a SA rule or something to catch without having to rely on the RBLS as hundreds get through before the RBLS catchup...
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Stef Morrell
>> Sent: May-02-14 1:20 PM
>> To: 'MailScanner discussion'
>> Subject: RE: Spam from .us domains
>> On 02 May 2014 18:49 Terry Hulen Jr wrote:
>>> What MTA are you using?  I use RBLs with my MTA instead of
>>> Mailscanner.  It stops the spammer from even sending any
>>> data.
>> If it's the same stuff I am seeing, then the spam is getting sent out from fresh ips and newly (same day) registered domains. It's getting delivered prior to the RBLs becoming aware of the new sources.
>> For example, today I got spam from only 6-7 hours after the domain was registered. I won't get any tomorrow, because now it's in the RBLs and will be blocked.
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