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How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:12 am
by RCL97
Hi Everyone,
Can someone help me...Please
I get about 40 or 50 Emails a day that can not be blacklisted..
I try to use wild card but to no avail...
It would be a waste of time with learning features...

So an email below is just one example... Any Help would be great


*The Lost Book Of Remedies* (*TheLostBookOfRemedies*@lostuook.icu)

Re: How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:06 am
by rusticdog
One option would be to create a custom filter that looks at the FROM for an email that is correctly formatted.

This is the one I have currently
FROM field, DOESN'T CONTAIN, REGEX

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[a-z0-9._%+-]+@[a-z0-9.-]+\.[a-z]{2,4}
Once you are happy with performance and are sure it's not going to tag legitimate emails you received, you could then look at setting the auto-delete option for that specific filter, and not see those emails any more.

Re: How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:00 am
by RCL97
Hi,
Thanks for such a fast response....
That is pretty awesome how you did that.... :P
I added it and lets see what happens in the next 24 hours

Re: How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:28 am
by RCL97
Hi,

This morning when I woke up...I found that your command line worked pretty good...I would say very good...
But here is one that keeps getting thru.....
I got about 20 different ones that got thru any suggestions on this type of email.....

**prox10** (**prox10**@liverfixed.icu)
**Harry** (**Harry**@digitelzante.icu)
Harry (**Harry**@digitelzante.icu)


Thanks

Re: How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:32 am
by rusticdog
Odd. It should match those.

What stands out though is those asterisks, so I wonder if a nice and simple.
If FROM field, CONTAINS, PLAIN TEXT,

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 (*
No need for any fancy regular expressions, just looking for the opening bracket followed by an asterisk.

Re: How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:44 am
by RCL97
Thanks I will give it a try....Will see how it works it makes sense...I should have thought about it but I am not the expert...
I really thank you for your fast response...
Well see in 24 Hours

Re: How to Blacklist Weird Emails

Posted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:54 am
by rusticdog
No worries at all. Hopefully it all works out.