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People forging their From: addresses

  • From: Mihai Ibanescu < >
  • Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 10:14:07 +0300 (EET DST)

		Hello

	I have the following situation:

A guy from one of AT&T's relays pretends he is oneaddress@localhost. He
sends TONS of mails to every possible address at AOL. Since a lot of those
addresses don't exist, AOL sends to postmaster@localhost all the error
messages. This is not exactly spam, but it's annoying because I get tons
of replays from AOL users that mydomain.ro is spamming, which is NOT true.

	What can be done in a situation like this? Complaining about it to
AT&T about their poor relaying is not a solution, I think.

TIA,

						Mihai

	Mihai Ibanescu			Dynamic Network Technologies 
http://sysadm.dntis.ro/~misa	      Moara de Foc 35, et. 7, 6600 Iasi
	misa@localhost			    tel. +40-32-252936





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