[Coco] Smart subscription bots
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Sun Jun 21 16:48:45 EDT 2009
On Jun 21, 2009, at 7:03 AM, James Hrubik wrote:
> Wow. I wonder if this is related to the "canned meat email" I've
> been seeing, where the sender's address is my own? Fortunately,
> Earthlink puts any mail from me that is to me in the Junk folder, or
> I would be getting numerous messages every day from myself --
> messages that I in no way sent.
There's an even nastier one. I've had spammers who get a hold of my e-
mail address/domain name (not too difficult to do) and start using it
as the "sender" in their bulk e-mails. Then you start getting tons of
rejected mail back that you never sent. Eventually, I had to cancel
my address/domain because it became such a big problem.
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