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We received a couple of e-mails this morning from a friend.  The e-mails were clearly spam with malicious links in the body of the message.  I googled the subject lines, and I see these e-mail particulars have been around for nearly 2 years.  ESET did not flag them as spam.  We don't want all e-mails from this person flagged as spam, so I didn't flag them, I just deleted them in Outlook 2013.  This made me wonder what criteria ESET uses to detect spam or infected e-mails.  I'm using ESS 6.0.361.0.  (Yes, I know, I'll do the update to 7 soon.  :) )

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If you check the Antispam protecton log, what score did these emails receive? Could you send me some examples in the message/rfc822 format (e.g. email exported from Thunderbird, Windows Mail, etc. to an eml file). If you cannot use such an email client instead of MS Outlook, let me know.

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Antispam protection logs don't exist.  I don't really want to handle these e-mails and I've deleted them entirely.  They contain links which would be malicious, I'm sure.  The subject lines are "no economic problems since i started it" and "This thing changed my life".

 

I had just wondered if ESET's filter worked by subject line or user, and does it detect links within the body of the message.  I don't want to blacklist the user entirely.   However,  I'm not the only one that opens e-mail here.  Had another member of the household opened these, there is a good chance those links would have been clicked on and our computer infected.  

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