Urgent, being used as spam relay Please Help!
Mon Nov 17 13:41:36 CET 1997
Hi, Please stop putting the word Urgent in your mails. My GSM starts beeping for that! (SMS-messages). Anyway, since it probably is an urgent matter you are forgivven.... Have a look at http://www.informatik.uni-kiel.de/~ca It implements quite well and works great. Good luck! > To: lir-wg at ripe.net > Reply-to: lir-wg at ripe.net > Subject: Urgent, being used as spam relay Please Help! > Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 13:29:51 +0100 > From: NCC local-ir list Moderator <lir-mod at ripe.net> > > ------- Forwarded Message > > Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 09:59:42 -0000 > From: "Mark Simcoe" <msimcoe at netcentral.co.uk> > To: <local-ir-list at ripe.net> > Subject: Urgent, being used as spam relay Please Help! > > Hi, > > We have just been used as a smtp relay for one of the US spam companies and > it crashed one of our mail servers, the service remained unaffected as our > backup systems took over but we use sendmail and I cannot seem to find out > how to stop us from being used in this fashion. > > I know this is not the correct list for this sort of thing but I need some > expert advice as our software suppliers don't know how to stop it. > > As a general warning to everyone out there we need to protect our systems > from these people who are starting to use us all to deliver their mail for > them without paying us a penny. > > Please someone help, > > Mark. > > > ------- End of Forwarded Message > > -- Marco Davids +31(0)15 2569284 fax: +31(0)15 2158286 N.V. Casema Kabeltelevisie mailto:mdavids at casema.net Internet Systemadministrator http://www.casema.net/~mdavids InterNIC: MD2446 RIPE: MD270-RIPE Thought for the day: The only thing that hurts more than paying income tax is not having to pay income tax.
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