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Verify Your Email Security With tcpdump  30 September 2008 
Source: LinuxPlanet - Posted by John P. Forman   
I confess, I'm an outlaw at heart. I like using packet sniffers like tcpdump because it satisfies my base snooping impulses. Packet-sniffing is wiretapping after all, only it's applied to TCP/IP packets, not voice transmissions. Sure, they're my packets on my systems, but still the idea is appealing. Did you know that you can use tcpdump to verify that encryption on your POP email server is working? Find out how in this informative tutorial from Carla Schroder.
 
Configure Custom Postfix Bounce Messages  05 March 2008 
Posted by Ryan Berens   
In the event that a message is wrong, a sender isn't real or any number of other problems, dealing with bounced messages is a pretty important part of email servers... If you're using Postfix for your email needs... This guide shows how to configure custom Postfix bounce messages.
 
OS Tool of the Month: GnuPG Setup Guide  28 January 2008 
Source: http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ - Posted by Ryan Berens   
Do you use Windows? Do you want to use GnuPG? Are you new to GnuPG in a windows environment? Then look no further!
This document was written for new users who have never installed or used GnuPG before and have not perhaps done any reading but just wish to "dive right in and get started" using signing and encryption. If this is the case, please take your time to read through the whole document first skipping the update instructions (which make up significant portions of the document now). Be sure that you are comfortable with all the terms etc. before doing anything!
 
Make Spam Assassin Do your Bidding  21 November 2007 
Posted by Ryan Berens   
Are you using SpamAssassin, but the rulesets you currently have aren't seeming to do the trick?

This article explains how you can download additional SpamAssassin rulesets resp. automatically update these rulesets with a shell scripts called RulesDuJour. These additional rulesets can increase your spam recognition rate dramatically.
 
ASSP With Embedded ClamAV Integrated Into Postfix With Virtual Users And Domains  09 November 2007 
Source: www.howtoforge.com - Posted by Ryan Berens   
This HOWTO, from Howtoforge.com provides a great look into how to leverage the best defense against spam on your mail server. Great overview with setp by step instructions: This document describes how to integrate ASSP (Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy) with embedded ClamAV into a mail server based on Postfix featuring virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database.
 
Full Mail Server Solution w/ Virtual Domains & Users  07 November 2007 
Source: howtoforge.com - Posted by Ryan Berens   
HOWTOForge is a great place to pick up some great guides on setting up your server. Here: This guide describes how to set up a full email solution in Debian Linux (all code is from Debian Etch). I was asked to design a secure, scalable, portable solution for a small company. He goes through every stage, from soup to nuts, of all the issues and steps involved in getting your mail up to the level you want it at.
 
Secure POP via SSH mini-HOWTO  20 June 2006 
Source: "Secure POP via SSH mini-HOWTO" - Posted by Administrator   
This document explains how to set up secure POP connections using ssh.
 
Simple Email Encryption. No Software. No Restrictions. No headaches!  19 June 2006 
Source: "Simple Email Encryption. No Software. No Restrictions. No headaches!" - Posted by Administrator   
This paper highlights PostX's Messaging Application Platform, which provides an integrated trusted communication framework flexible enough to solve the complete range of secure messaging requirements.
 
Qmail-Scanner and ClamAV HowTo  17 January 2006 
Source: "Qmail-Scanner and ClamAV HowTo" - Posted by Administrator   
This HOWTO describes how to integrate ClamAV, an anti-virus attachment scanner and Qmail-Scanner, an anti-virus message content scanner, with an existing installation of a qmail email server.
 
Spoofed/Forged Email  10 January 2005 
Source: "Spoofed/Forged Email" - Posted by Administrator   
This document provides a general overview of email spoofing and the problems that can result from it.
 
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