More on spamming..
Miroslaw Jaworski mjaw at ikp.ikp.pl
Sat Oct 4 04:59:40 CEST 1997
On Wed, 1 Oct 1997, Alex Bligh wrote: > It doesn't solve it, but it helps it. One of the main problems is > traceability. IE you don't know where the spam has come from. If > noone third-party relayed, then when my users get spam, I'd know the > IP address of the machine it came from originally. This would be > good. I agree : knowing real source address is the base for success. It's nothing new... > Another necessary fix is for ISPs to keep record of which > user had which IP address at any given time, and to keep contact > details for all their users (this is desirable for secuirity and > legal reasons too). I've got everything in my logs. all sendmail jobs and from which user it cames from. > If you build these two things together with > a term in peering agreements that classifies spam abuse in a similar > manner to the way most agreements currently classify security > problems (i.e. mutual terms for traceability and action), and > one hopes that similar terms are already in place in transit > agreements, then one should be better able to get spammers > removed. and what to do ? tell customers "sorry u generate spam, we don't want u on our server" ? OK, but a couple hours later he will get new accounts from other ISP. Cooperation of all ISP is needed. Index od spammers. Absolute rule : before setting up new accounts, check customer in spammers index. And for more : official documents about spam. It should be announced and published over network so EVERY user can read it and imagine what will happen with him if..... MJ ___________________________________________________________________________ Miroslaw.Jaworski at ikp.com.pl (Psyborg) MJ102-RIPE ATM S.A. - IKP division WAN/UNIX adm
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