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Re: People forging their From: addresses

  • To: Mihai Ibanescu < >
  • From: PASZTOR Miklos < >
  • Date: Thu, 17 Sep 1998 09:22:31 +0200 (MET DST)

 Hello Mihai,
  
 All you can do is educate the complaining users pointing them to the
 'Received:' lines of the spam mail. Besides you can filter out those
 error messages via .procmail or such.

 Regards,
 Mikls
---------  Psztor Mikls ------------------ pasztor@localhost
      MTA SZTAKI/ASZI Budapest
      1132 V. Hugo u. 18-22               Tel: (36)-(1)-349-75-32


On Thu, 17 Sep 1998, Mihai Ibanescu wrote:
> 		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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