Web apps are a target for abuse by individuals or other nefarious apps/bots. Dada Mail is no exception. Although we haven’t discovered a vulnerability in the app itself, it’s true that attempts are made, however unsuccessful they are. Here are a few ways to safeguard Dada Mail from these attacks.
The StopForumSpam service (http://stopforumspam.com/) keeps a database of email addresses, locations, and usernames known to be used for abuse attempts on web apps like forums, blogs, and mailing lists.
We’ve enabled a Rate Limiting in Dada Mail! This is a safeguard against perhaps nefarious attempts at attacking the Dada Mail when there are many requests done in a short space of time. Before v9.4.0, Dada Mail would happily try … Read the rest
This version has the new Rate Limiting feature built in. Seems to work really well! Now that it’s a part of the app, seems a little naked to run without it. Rate Limiting is currently enabled by default, and also has settings … Read the rest
Subscriber Delivery Preferences editing on Membership – View screen
For discussion lists that have digest enabled, editing individual delivery preferences can be done on the Membership – View screen, rather than having to visit the individual subscriber’s membership screen to … Read the rest
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