Re: Spam mail being sent via the FreeBSD mailing lists

From: Thor Ablestar <>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2021 01:57:30 UTC
Well, if you require "FreeBSD" somewhere in the letter with exception of 
"To" field it would be quite enough. You only have to announce that the 
"FreeBSD" keyword should be included. "Linux" is optional.

Spammers have no idea what FreeBSD is.

On 5/26/21 1:34 PM, Kurt Jaeger wrote:
> Hi!
>>> On May 25, 2021, at 8:53 PM, jake h <> wrote:
>>> I have recently received several pieces of spam mail, apparently sent via
>>> this mailing list. These pieces of mail are the usual spam formula; Your
>>> phone has a virus, Ads, Fake blackmail, so on and so forth.
>>> Has anyone else noticed these spam emails, or is it just me?
>> I'm receiving these too. It looks like the servers are bouncing some of them just for me, even. And I'm receiving not just from this list; also from freebsd-hackers@ and ports@.
> postmaster@ is aware of the problem, we do not yet have a clear-cut
> solution and we're investigating.