Loads of spam in Cyrillic font

Folks,

In Windows-7 live mail, I'm getting loads of spam, and about 98% of it is in 
Cyrillic font.
I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and selected all 
fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European, Latin and American 
ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
There is a note that says "Only for POP/IMAP accounts.  Mine is POP and 
SMTP, so I guess I should be OK?
Am I doing something wrong?  If I could get rid of this noise (AKA crap), it 
would make the spam I get almost manageable.

Thanks,

MikeC 

0
MikeC
12/27/2009 9:51:21 PM
windows.live.mail.desktop 2735 articles. 9 followers. Follow

5 Replies
1238 Views

Similar Articles

[PageSpeed] 12

A message rule perhaps? Use a From, Subject or Message Body rule depending 
where you see the characters. From or Subject will be the best because you 
can delete it from the server.

Look for 8~10 common characters and Add them to the rule *one at a time*. 
I have such a rule for news.
-- 
           Bruce Hagen
         MS-MVP [Mail]
      Imperial Beach, CA


"MikeC" <nospam@myaddress.com> wrote in message 
news:eshc86zhKHA.5568@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
> Folks,
>
> In Windows-7 live mail, I'm getting loads of spam, and about 98% of it 
> is in Cyrillic font.
> I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and selected 
> all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European, Latin and 
> American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
> There is a note that says "Only for POP/IMAP accounts.  Mine is POP and 
> SMTP, so I guess I should be OK?
> Am I doing something wrong?  If I could get rid of this noise (AKA 
> crap), it would make the spam I get almost manageable.
>
> Thanks,
>
> MikeC 

0
Bruce
12/27/2009 10:06:26 PM
The POP/IMAP means that the incoming server has to be either POP or IMAP 
(not HTTP).   SMTP is outgoing and wouldn't apply to blocking.

What's supposed to happen is that the messages get downloaded but 
automatically moved to the Junk folder.  What level of filtering have 
you set under Safety Options, Options?

-- 

Mike - http://TechHelp.Santovec.us



"MikeC" <nospam@myaddress.com> wrote in message 
news:eshc86zhKHA.5568@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
> Folks,
>
> In Windows-7 live mail, I'm getting loads of spam, and about 98% of it 
> is in Cyrillic font.
> I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and 
> selected all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European, 
> Latin and American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
> There is a note that says "Only for POP/IMAP accounts.  Mine is POP 
> and SMTP, so I guess I should be OK?
> Am I doing something wrong?  If I could get rid of this noise (AKA 
> crap), it would make the spam I get almost manageable.
>
> Thanks,
>
> MikeC 


0
Michael
12/27/2009 10:13:15 PM
are they all from the same domain?  If so, set up a rule to block that 
domain.


"MikeC" <nospam@myaddress.com> wrote in message 
news:eshc86zhKHA.5568@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
> Folks,
>
> In Windows-7 live mail, I'm getting loads of spam, and about 98% of it is 
> in Cyrillic font.
> I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and selected 
> all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European, Latin and 
> American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
> There is a note that says "Only for POP/IMAP accounts.  Mine is POP and 
> SMTP, so I guess I should be OK?
> Am I doing something wrong?  If I could get rid of this noise (AKA crap), 
> it would make the spam I get almost manageable.
>
> Thanks,
>
> MikeC 

0
osu9400
12/28/2009 4:17:35 PM

"Michael Santovec" <michael_santovec@prodigy.net> wrote in message 
news:Om7POH0hKHA.6096@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
> The POP/IMAP means that the incoming server has to be either POP or IMAP 
> (not HTTP).   SMTP is outgoing and wouldn't apply to blocking.
>
> What's supposed to happen is that the messages get downloaded but 
> automatically moved to the Junk folder.  What level of filtering have you 
> set under Safety Options, Options?

Like I said ....

I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and
selected all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European,
Latin and American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.

Mike

>
> -- 
>
> Mike - http://TechHelp.Santovec.us
>
>
>
> "MikeC" <nospam@myaddress.com> wrote in message 
> news:eshc86zhKHA.5568@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> Folks,
>>
>> In Windows-7 live mail, I'm getting loads of spam, and about 98% of it is 
>> in Cyrillic font.
>> I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and selected 
>> all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European, Latin and 
>> American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
>> There is a note that says "Only for POP/IMAP accounts.  Mine is POP and 
>> SMTP, so I guess I should be OK?
>> Am I doing something wrong?  If I could get rid of this noise (AKA crap), 
>> it would make the spam I get almost manageable.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> MikeC
>
> 
0
MikeC
12/28/2009 8:12:41 PM
You didn't answer my question.   At Tools, Safety Options, Options, you 
choose whether or not the Junk folder is even used as well as the level 
of filtering.  What do you have THERE.

-- 

Mike - http://TechHelp.Santovec.us



"MikeC" <nospam@myaddress.com> wrote in message 
news:OSVzeo$hKHA.4220@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
>
>
> "Michael Santovec" <michael_santovec@prodigy.net> wrote in message 
> news:Om7POH0hKHA.6096@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>> The POP/IMAP means that the incoming server has to be either POP or 
>> IMAP (not HTTP).   SMTP is outgoing and wouldn't apply to blocking.
>>
>> What's supposed to happen is that the messages get downloaded but 
>> automatically moved to the Junk folder.  What level of filtering have 
>> you set under Safety Options, Options?
>
> Like I said ....
>
> I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and
> selected all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European,
> Latin and American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
>
> Mike
>
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Mike - http://TechHelp.Santovec.us
>>
>>
>>
>> "MikeC" <nospam@myaddress.com> wrote in message 
>> news:eshc86zhKHA.5568@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
>>> Folks,
>>>
>>> In Windows-7 live mail, I'm getting loads of spam, and about 98% of 
>>> it is in Cyrillic font.
>>> I went to Tools/Safety/International/Blocked Encoding List and 
>>> selected all fonts (including Cyrillic, of course) except European, 
>>> Latin and American ASCII, but it doesn't stop these mails.
>>> There is a note that says "Only for POP/IMAP accounts.  Mine is POP 
>>> and SMTP, so I guess I should be OK?
>>> Am I doing something wrong?  If I could get rid of this noise (AKA 
>>> crap), it would make the spam I get almost manageable.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> MikeC
>>
>> 

0
Michael
12/28/2009 9:42:10 PM
Reply:

Similar Artilces: