Entries by Stefan Cink

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Recommended security update for CVE-2018-8421

With the last Microsoft patchday on September 12th, a security update for the .NET framework was released, which closes a critical vulnerability. To exploit the vulnerability, the victim must open a document specially prepared by the attacker. Even if there is no direct danger for NoSpamProxy customers, we recommend installing the update. Further information and […]

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Outgoing e-mails are rejected with “Unable to relay”

Dear NoSpamProxy customers, since a few hours we see in customer environments that send outgoing e-mails from O365 via NoSpamProxy the error “Unable to relay”. We found that Microsoft uses a new certificate to identify all Office 365 email servers, which was issued by a GlobalSign CA rather than Microsoft’s own CA. The NoSpamProxy security […]

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How to use SPF-authenticated servers in “Corporate email servers”

Similar to Microsoft Exchange, some NoSpamProxy features can only be enabled through a PowerShell cmdlet. Specifying an “SPF-authenticated corporate email server” is one such feature. Entries of this kind facilitate the maintenance of NoSpamProxy enormously. “Corporate email servers” define the servers of a company that are allowed to use owned domains in email sender addresses. […]

Analysis of the Cyren outage of 20 March

On March 20, there was a short interruption in the processing of e-mails, because the query of the mail hash values by the Cyren service did not work. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by NoSpamProxy. Our partner Cyren, who operates a worldwide network for checking e-mails, has now provided us with a root cause […]

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Scheduled downtime due to maintenance work at GlobalSign on 16 December!

Dear NoSpamProxy users, Our TrustCenter partner GlobalSign will carry out important updates to the database on 16 December 2017. The following systems are affected during this period: UTC: 3:00 – 9:00 am, 16 Dec CET: 4.00 – 10.00 am, 16 Dec Affected services: All certificate management functions (e. g. ordering and renewing) via the GlobalSign […]