bounce message


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bounce message

A notification message returned to the sender by a site unable to relay e-mail to the intended recipient or the next link in a bang path. Reasons might include a nonexistent or misspelled user name or a down relay site. Bounce messages can themselves fail, with occasionally ugly results; see sorcerer's apprentice mode and software laser. The terms "bounce mail" and "barfmail" are also common.
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have announced a new feature in the Barracuda Span Firewall that can differentiate legitimate NonDelivery Receipt (NDR) messages - also known as bounce messages - from invalid NDR messages resulting from spoofing attacks.
New Invalid Bounce Suppression Feature Blocks Bounce Messages Resulting From Spoofing Attacks
the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances, today announced a new feature in the Barracuda Spam Firewall that can differentiate legitimate Non-Delivery Report (NDR) messages - also known as bounce messages - from invalid NDR messages resulting from spoofing attacks.
Co-Branding - Reflexion Total Control provides many opportunities for solution providers to feature their logos and text, such as in the Total Control Panel and all bounce messages, including the daily quarantine digest, for viral marketing and brand awareness.
This capability sends faked bounce messages to the spamming computer, tricking it into noting that the email address is inactive or unrecognized and thus increases the probability that the user will be deleted from the spam list.
Version 4 also includes improvements in handling of false bounce messages (backscatter), improved content and attachment filtering, and further reductions of false positives.
New routing capabilities that enable options such as forwarding messages to administrator, customized bounce messages, action notifications to sender, and blocking incoming mail per policy
0 requires no programming and retrieves e-mail bounce messages from the e-mail account(s) of the user's choice.
Bounced email and defunct addresses accumulate, and bounce messages may be misinterpreted, leading list owners to discard good addresses.