Urgent, being used as spam relay Please Help!
Wed Nov 19 19:12:07 CET 1997
Mark et al, There is an excellent page at <http://anti-relay.unicom.com/anti-relay> regarding how to stop the use of your mail server as a relay. I hope this information is helpful to you. Regards, Larry ----- At 01:29 PM 11/17/97 +0100, NCC local-ir list Moderator wrote: > >------- Forwarded Message > >Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 09:59:42 -0000 >From: >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 > > > Larry Vaden 903-813-4500 Internet Texoma, Inc. 800-697-0206 Member ISP/C, TISPA Fax 903-868-8551
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