Iron Clad Media - SPAM alert @ 11:23 pm
Back at the apartment from a pleasant weekend with friends.
I'm checking e-mail from LJ and I see that the fine [cough] folks from Iron Clad Media are up to their old tricks again!
On several occasions, over the life of my LJ account, I have received e-mails with header information identifying the sending or transiting server as mail.icm-nj.com .
Received: from mail.icm-nj.com (mail.icm-nj.com [220.127.116.11]) by smtp-out2.livejournal.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id D5B0977FBB for <email@example.com>; Sat, 12 Apr 2008 17:48:02 +0000 (UTC) Received: from HOST9771 ([18.104.22.168]) by mail.icm-nj.com with MailEnable ESMTP; Sat, 12 Apr 2008 13:42:35 -0400and
Received: from psmtp.com (exprod7mx229.postini.com [22.214.171.124]) by smtp-out1.livejournal.com (Postfix) with SMTP id 54D5D151D3A for <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Tue, 4 Dec 2007 19:08:16 +0000 (UTC) Received: from source ([126.96.36.199]) by exprod7mx229.postini.com ([188.8.131.52]) with SMTP; Tue, 04 Dec 2007 11:08:16 PST Received: from HOST9771 ([184.108.40.206]) by mail.icm-nj.com with MailEnable ESMTP; Tue, 04 Dec 2007 14:08:11 -0500
In previous posts, either on this LJ or as comments on other folks LJs, I have detailed my unpleasant interactions with the folks at iron clad media.
The fine folks [CHOKE] of iron clad media sites sent SPAM to my LJ e-mail address on:
2008: 4/12 4/3 1/8 2007: 12/17 12/4 10/12 10/8 10/7 8/21 8/16
If you can add a header field to the filtering criteria in your e-mail client - I user Mozilla Thunderbird (***) - you can create a rule similar my "icm-nj SPAM" filter which detects their junk-mail, marks it as junk and deletes it from the server and the local mailbox if it got that far.
Received contains icm-nj.com
set junk status to - junk
delete from server
*** - how to add additional header items to Thunderbird 2.x Message Filters
open Message filters
- click tools / click message filters
- click new
- give the new filter a descriptive name - I used "icm-nj SPAM"
- click the radio button next to "Match any of the following"
- in the first box (mine usually says "Subject") select Customize
- type Received in the 'New message header' block and click Add
- click OK
- select 'Received' from the drop down for the first column
- select contains in the second column
- enter icm-nj.com in the third column
- In the 'Perform these actions' section choose something useful for the message, like, delete from server
- if you have additional things that you would like click the '+' for an additional action line
IMO: SBL - SPAM Black List - management organizations make it far too difficult for 'ordinary folks' to add spammers to their black lists.