Spam filter

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by deep diver, May 16, 2013.

  1. deep diver macrumors 65816

    deep diver

    Jan 17, 2008
    Solon, OH
    I got on a spam list. URRRGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHH. I am using Leopard 10.5.8 and the Mail filter is doing a great job of deleting the identified offending addresses as they come in. I would like to get a filter that will kick back my address as invalid, and hopefully get off of some of those lists. Two questions: 1) Is this a good strategy or am I better just doing what I am doing now? 2) What do you recommend as a filter program?
  2. itickings macrumors 6502a


    Apr 14, 2007
    In order for it to possibly do any difference at all, the rejection must happen at the mail server level (before the e-mail is accepted), not in your mail client. Not that a spammer is likely to care anyway, sending bulk mail is too cheap...
  3. JackRoch macrumors member

    Jul 12, 2010
    Can't help with 1) - though I guess that Apple dropped the 'bounce' option when moving to Mountain Lion indicated it was either ineffective or it simply increases the volume of email traffic maybe?

    As regards 2) I use Spamsieve (, currently running at 98.6% accurate:

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