[Coco] spoof e-mail "from coco3.com"
operator at coco3.com
Mon Feb 22 21:42:56 EST 2010
At 06:52 PM 2/22/2010, you wrote:
>This is a generic template, I have seen them come into a few different
>domains. Just replace "coco3.com" with domain of the recipient (and
>set sender = recipient).
>It's trivial to spoof a message from any address to any other address.
> The spammers have recently found that some spam filters (mistakenly)
>will pass emails coming from the same address they are sent to, and so
>this has become a popular technique. Most spam filtering services
>have compensated by marking email from and to the same address and
>originating outside their own networks as very likely being spam.
>Chances are very low that anyone else saw this message in the form you
>saw it. They would have seen it come from their own email address and
>with their own domain in place of coco3.com.
I get the kind of e-mail you're talking about about a hundred times a
day. This one was different.
It struck me as being something from a bot that harvested the site's
member list then tried to contact each member on the my behalf.
Anyway, apparently this wasn't the case.
~ Roger Taylor
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