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Yet Another Try. How Does the Filtering Work???

Please see attachment or display below (If it works).

Does anybody know why this filter doesn't prevent emails from Norton in the From box and the body?

VPoorEmail_0-1605649206911.pngVirgin.jpg

 

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@VPoorEmail wrote:

Please see attachment or display below (If it works).

Does anybody know why this filter doesn't prevent emails from Norton in the From box and the body?

VPoorEmail_0-1605649206911.pngVirgin.jpg

 


With it being a regular expression do you not need brackets, for example (Norton|NORTON)?

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Re: Yet Another Try. How Does the Filtering Work???

this one worked for me before the miscreants moved on to another target:

norton.PNG

Note that 'Filter Trap' is a folder I set up to see if the filter was working.

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@VPoorEmail wrote:

Please see attachment or display below (If it works).

Does anybody know why this filter doesn't prevent emails from Norton in the From box and the body?


Regex searches are not case sensitive, so apart from the unnecessary repetition the condition should match a Subject header or Body value with the text norton. It is likely the rule has failed to match simply because its conditions have not been met; most likely because (unicode) lookalike characters have been used, for example using your browser find function you will see that norton is found but not nοrtοn because:

  • the former use the correct Latin small letter o
  • but latter use a Greek small letter omicron

Examine the source text of the email to confirm if this is the case.

BTW, grouping with bracket is unnecessary unless the capture is to be used later.

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Re: Yet Another Try. How Does the Filtering Work???

In the most recent example I received the miscreant simply replaced capital leter O with digit 0 (N0RT0N)

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Thanks to everyone - especially messages 4 and 5.

I have long thought that Virgin were exhibiting their usual level of customer care (i.e. None)

Perhaps I've been doing them an injustice?

Although, for the money they make out of us, Virgin could at least show some interest in combatting the idiots who send this spam.

 

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I too am getting spammed from different e Mail addresses for clearly false Norton emails.. I also now can’t send emails as posted below.  This seems to be afffecting loads..useful info here though to stop me seeing them, how can I set up a similar rule?

 

edit. Found it..

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