Undeliverable: Re: sh[it] and What am I missing here?
jd1008 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 17:17:59 UTC 2016
The harvester IS the very domain from which the spam is bouncing at us.
If someone would please unsubscribe the user whose email is at that domain,
we can all move on from this.
On 06/05/2016 09:04 PM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Sun, June 5, 2016 8:40 pm, Jon Radel wrote:
>> On 6/5/16 9:37 PM, jd1008 wrote:
>>> If the fake user is at the server in question, that server replies to
>>> the list with a spam.
>> Actually, in this case it appears that the "fake" bounce messages are
>> sent to the sender, not the list.
>> I suspect I'm about to find out. Unless, of course, my spam filters are
>> up to snuff.
> >From all what you guys said it sounds like something on this mail list is
> harvesting poster's e-mail addresses, and then [likely different server]
> sends each of the posters this sort of spam directly. There is virtually
> no way to catch the harvester. As far as the server that spam comes from
> is concerned, all we can do is to block it on the side of our own servers.
> I will likely to find out more detail, namely the IP that delivered these
> messages after my post comes through and I receive my personal spam
> message. Once I get that myself, then I will block them on the side of my
> servers. It doesn't matter for me whether it is just rogue server, or some
> brain dead "sysadmin" poorly configured his server, which is just sending
> so called "backscatter". Either way, the box will be blocked without
> Sorry about adding to background nose ;-(
> PS Some people prevent this sort of abuse by doing the following. They
> create aliases for each mail list they subscribe to, and then, whatever
> comes to that alias is being thrown away, except for mail coming through
> that particular mail list. You should be careful and always post From
> particular alias...
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