|Document ID: ||4661|
|Subject: ||User tracking filter|
|Creation date: ||12/14/15 4:35 PM|
|Last modified on: ||8/13/18 4:08 PM|
User tracking filter
Some of the emails getting blocked have the following reason:
Email is referring to www.xyz.com, which contains user tracking information.
Consider the following raw source code of a sample email.
Subject: Re: Your message
From: Greg Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 09:05:33 -0400
Content-type: text/html; CHARSET=US-ASCII
This sample message contains a URL that has the user's email address. The sender will know if the recipient clicks the link, which serves as an acknowledgment and a validation of the email address. This mechanism is used by many spammers to find out if their spamming campaign is a success.
The URL User detector
custom rule detects such messages and assigns a score. If you have messages going in the wrong category, try adjusting the score for this filter. Click Filter Management > Content Filters > Custom Filters
to access this filter.
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