[SC-Help] Re: ******* Outlook users please read ********
connyank at cox.net
Mon Apr 6 14:25:01 EDT 2009
On 04/06/2009 05:06 AM Ellen scribbled:
> As a result of a fairly lengthy and intense investigation of Outlook
> 2003 and 2007: Outlook does *not* include full and accurate headers when
> you forward spams as attachments. It reorders the Received headers,
> which makes them untrustworthy, as well as deleting/not forwarding other
> headers including X-headers, which is of less importance but which may
> loose some valuable information needed by ISPs/hosting companies.
> The result of the 'scrambled" or reordered Received headers means that
> SpamCop does not reliably know where the injection point of the spam is.
> Outlook is reordering the headers, not SpamCop.
> Thusly, if you are running Outlook you *may not* forward your spams as
> an attachment for processing. You can copy/paste or look into running
> mailwasher or some other 3rd party add-in/add-on but you must stop
> forwarding as an attachment.
> I want to thank the SC users who cheerfully gave of their time to help
> in tracking this down.
I'd call that timely, no offense to you Ellen...
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