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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
thereof.

Keith

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