Incoming IMAP Hackers?

chris at chris at
Mon Jun 18 16:06:27 UTC 2007

From: Manuel Arostegui Ramirez <manuel at>

> On Monday 18 June 2007 17:06:31 chris at wrote:
>> But I cannot think of a reason someone would want access to IMAP 
>> accounts. What purpose would this serve?
>> Chris
>I spam from your network :-)

But they can't send with IMAP. They have to send with SMTP. So they must 
think they can guess the account details and use those for outgoing mail 
too. Sneaky.

Of course, I suppose one COULD set up different passwords for incoming and 
outgoing e-mail. What a pain.

Thanks guys.

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