Tag Archives: Spamhaus
Deliverability Reporting: Gateway to Dividends

Deliverability Reporting: Gateway to Dividends

Abuse, Best Practices, Feedback Loops, ISP - January 31, 2011 - 1 Comment

When dealing with various types of sending infrastructure, many questions arise about what happens to the mails injected into the system. Were they delivered to the inbox? How rapidly were they deployed? Which email sources/domains performed most efficiently? Which destinations performed sluggishly?

WARNING: Fake Blacklists Unveiled

WARNING: Fake Blacklists Unveiled

Uncategorized - March 31, 2010 - 3 Comments

Spamhaus has uncovered a fake blacklist that is using stolen data from other blacklists such as Spamhaus, CBL and SURBL, saying it is their’s, and then attempting to charge senders for removal from this blacklist if they find themselves on…

Spamhaus Launching Domain Block List

Spamhaus Launching Domain Block List

Abuse - February 15, 2010 - 1 Comment

Spamhaus is announcing this week that they are launching their Domain Block List (DBL). The Spamhaus DBL is a realtime database of Uniform Resource Identifiers (URIs), typically web site domains found in spam messages. Mail server software capable of scanning…

Spamhaus announces new blacklist

Spamhaus announces new blacklist

Uncategorized - October 2, 2009 - 6 Comments

Spamhaus, widely regarded as the ultimate authority on declaring sources of email as generating spam, has announced a new RBL (define) launching today. This will join the many other RBLs they already currently host which provide large ISPs and email…

Verizon to use port 587 for mail submission

Verizon to use port 587 for mail submission

Best Practices, Reputation - February 25, 2009 - Comments Off

The Washington Post is reporting that Verizon will now use port 587 for mail submission. Verizon network has often been reported by spamhaus to be a major source of spam and recently was listed to be the number 19 network…

DKIM for the impatient

DKIM for the impatient

Best Practices, Domain Keys/Authentication, Feedback Loops, Reputation - February 25, 2009 - 2 Comments

I joined Genius.com a few months ago as a member of their Deliverability and Anti-Abuse team. My focus is on deliverability and managing the email servers. Genius has a great application that gets marketers and sales people working together. The…

Is it spam? You be the judge. I think it is…

Is it spam? You be the judge. I think it is…

Abuse, Best Practices, Current Affairs - January 15, 2009 - 1 Comment

I’m sorry AT&T, but I don’t ever recall seeing a check box saying I wanted advertisements from you when I bought my iPHONE. To date, I’m lucky to have no received anything like this, but I guarantee you if I…

When email marketers and blacklists meet

When email marketers and blacklists meet

Abuse - June 20, 2008 - 11 Comments

There is a very lively discussion going on today at the URIBL’s discussion group. It shows that although the email space seems to be a mature one there is still a lot of different interpretations of some basic terms. This…

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