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By gmax95 ·
Spam keeps infiltrating my boss's email address here at work (my boss). He receives about 30-40 spam mail daily with topics ranging from home equity loans to weight loss. We have Exchange 5.5 and Outlook 2000. I keep blocking the domains for the spam, and that takes care of the spam at the moment, but new ones (w/ new domains) keep pouring in. I have verified the domains are being blocked by checking the logs on our email server: Application log- MS Exchange event 4192 (Delivery of a message was aborted...). Additionally, my boss does not use the Web for personal use here at work and does not use his laptop when he goes home. He has another PC w/ DSL for personal use.
How do I keep new spam out without having to resort to assigning him a new email address?
Thank you.

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by Ann777 In reply to Spam out of control!

In addition to the domain blocking, you could setup a junk e-mail folder and redirect everything he gets with keywords in the subject line to that junk e-mail. It's not going to prevent this.... but short of assigned him new e-mail accounts nothing is. Once they've got his address, it's almost near impossible to get rid of the spam. The lists just keep getting sent out to purchaser-after-purchaser without regard as to whether or not the account is active.

If using Outlook XP (it should be similar in 2000)--> Tools --> Organize --> Junk E-mail --> Move --> Junk e-mail folder --> Turn On. Do the same for Adult Content. Then every e-mail that ends up in Inbox, he can right-click and click on Junk E-mail and have that account marked. Then go through the Tools --> Rules Wizard --> New --> and create rules to move anything with certain keywords into the junk e-mail folder. At his convenience he can select all and delete, or go through them without having to sort through real e-mail.

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by pchlp In reply to Spam out of control!

I found this product to be an excellent email spam filter.
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Regards,

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