Despite filtering, the tempting tear-outs spam struck one of my lists
today. Of course email@example.com ceased to exist after sending out the
spam. VRFY did say such a mailbox existed, but within minutes became
"user not known". Email to the firstname.lastname@example.org produced no
Headers of the culprit email is given below.
Received: from ns1.okcom.net (unverified [188.8.131.52]) by
(EMWAC SMTPRS 0.83) with SMTP id <B0000287311@ec2.earthchannel.com>;
Mon, 24 Mar 1997 09:26:55 -0500
Received: from [184.108.40.206] (pm1-s23.okcom.net [220.127.116.11])
by ns1.okcom.net (8.7.6/8.7.3) with ESMTP id JAA09461; Mon, 24 Mar
1997 09:05:56 -05 Message-Id: <email@example.com>
Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
elow.Thank.Y Approved: by firstname.lastname@example.org Approved-by: email@example.com
X-Priority: 1 (Highest) Date: Mon, 24 Mar 1997 01:43:21 -1812 To:
firstname.lastname@example.org From: email@example.com Subject: a very interesting free offer
The company making the offer is a magazine subscription agency based
in the USA. They have over 1,500 popular USA titles available to be
For more info on advertising rates, please write us on your company
letterhead, w/business card, via smail to: Tempting Tear-Outs, 3835
Richmond Ave. Suite #200, Staten Island NY 10312-3828, USA.