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Old 12-14-2010, 07:49 PM
Keith Roberts
Default was, Stripping silent periods from MP3s, is: forged spam

On Tue, 14 Dec 2010, m.roth@5-cent.us wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos@centos.org>
> From: m.roth@5-cent.us
> Subject: [CentOS] was, Re: Stripping silent periods from MP3s,
> is: forged spam
> Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> On 12/14/2010 2:38 PM, m.roth@5-cent.us wrote:
>>> Keith Roberts wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>>> Sorry for my lame email replies, (please excuse the pun),
>>>> but I had problems with my email recently.
>>>> I've just had to clear out ~6,000 SPAM messages from my new
>>>> hosting providers web mail account
>>> *sigh*
>>> I've been getting bounces, because some spambot appears to be forging my
>>> address as a Reply-To, or maybe even as a From. I'm hoping for a bounce
>>> from a legitimate ISP, with a tech support/abuse contact, so I can at
>>> least see the full headers of the crap.
>> One of my addresses is getting about 500 bounces per day from some
>> Russian spammer forging the address. Quite annoying. This has been
>> going on for ages now. Not much I can do about it.
> I'd like to see the actual spam. For example, I just got an ordinary
> spam... with a phone number in Utah to call. I'm seriously considering
> doing something I've been thinking of for a while: finding out who the
> number belongs to, and suing *them* under the CAN-SPAM act. I mean, the
> spammers are being paid to send out that crap, and I bet a *lot* of it is
> for people in the US scamming for $$$.
> I could hope that the spam being sent under the bounced notices is the same.

Well that's another thing you can do with tmda.

I have written some filters for extracting the subject line
from spam, and then getting tmda to read those subject lines
and reject mail with any matching subjects, or part


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