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Re: OT: spammers are using my domain again



On Fre, 2004-10-08 at 01:59 -0300, Trevor Smith wrote:
> So I'm getting tons of bounces because the spammers have made their way back 
> around to my personal domain and are sending out their crap with 
> <something>@haligonian.com as the forged From: address.

Same here :-(

> Does anyone know of anything I could do to get them to move on from spoofing 
> my domain to spoofing the next victim's domain?

Do you use SPF (http://spf.pobox.com) yet? I do and if only everybody
else did as well this would effectively prevent forging domains.

> Is there any real harm to me that they are spoofing my domain, btw? I assume 
> that network admins are smart enough now that they realize almost all spam 
> addresses are spoofs and they don't go arbitrarily blacklisting poor suckers 
> like me. :-(

Make no assumptions, they are most certainly wrong, I thought that every
admin should have learned by now that e-mail worms use forged sender
addresses but I still get a lot of 'virus found in your mail - check
your computer' messages.

Tom

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