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Re: OT: spammers are using my domain again



On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 03:12:44PM +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> This won't actually stop them spoofing your domain (most spammers aren't 
> terribly bright, as can be seen from the many spams landing in my junkmail 
> folder these days with "Received: from %RNDDIGIT[1]%RNDDIGIT[2]" etc. in 
> the headers). However, you'll feel better knowing that a few less of their 
> spams get through to sites implementing SPF checks or running SpamAssassin 
> 3.x.

It won't stop them from doing it, but it makes it very easy for anyone to
see that the messages are forged. Eventually, when enough people check, it
_will_ stop them.



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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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