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I'm trying to find a program which will scan my emails for any randomly generated email addresses used by scammers. This is an example of one those email addresses: t6kuc@lellebelle.com.

Even if there is one that can scan for email addresses that have both letter and number characters would be good.

So here's what I want:

  • a client side app for either Windows or MAC OSX.
  • Should be free, however I will consider paid ones that are suggested.
  • Right now, I most frequently use my iPad to check my eMails, but I can't find an Appstore app that exactly does this for me (if there is one, that would be fine as well).
  • Preferably, I'd like it to be a separate program instead of one integrated into an existing mail client.
  • Needs to be able to scan emails from iCloud and Microsoft Exchange servers.
  • I would also like to get a confirmation message or dialog box saying which emails will be taken action against.
  • Thanks – but it's still not clear how it should get access to your mail. Do you want to run it as filter inside your mail client (then we need to know the client) – or should it connect to the server itself (via IMAP? POP3?)? What should happen to those mails: delete? move? – Izzy Apr 15 '16 at 15:31
  • I updated the question izzy – Joshua Stokes Apr 16 '16 at 4:15
  • Thanks, Joshua! I gave it a little polish, so it should be good to go now. A hint, though: such email filtering is better done server-side, and best before a mail is even stored on the server (so using an "incoming mail filter" would be recommended, which then could directly reject mails before they're stored). – Izzy Apr 16 '16 at 11:47
  • Ok, thanks for the suggestion izzy. While I'm waiting for responses, can you please tell me how I can get server side email filtering set-up? – Joshua Stokes Apr 17 '16 at 3:18
  • Not in 2 or 3 words. Also depends on the software used on the server. Plus how-tos are out of scope here (that would probably be for Servervault). There are plenty of how-tos on the net, check e.g. for SpamAssassin and the name of your SMTP server (e.g. Postfix). – Izzy Apr 17 '16 at 9:41

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