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Subject: Re: Spamtrap e-mail addresses in spam headers? [was: Omar's Relevance]
From: "John R Levine" <johnl @ iecc . com>
Date: 29 Jun 2002 13:41:15 -0400
To: "Alan B. Clegg" <alan @ clegg . com>
Cc: "List Managers" <List-Managers @ greatcircle . com>
In-reply-to: <20020629122240.B50344@shazam.wetworks.org>

> Has anyone else seen spam with spamtrap return addresses?

Lots.  Not just Klez, either.  This month's spamware gimmick is to pick
both the To: and the From: addresses from the list of victims.  If you're
getting strange bounces messages from places you've never sent any mail
to, much less sent spam to, that's why.

Regards,
John Levine, johnl@iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
Information Superhighwayman wanna-be, http://iecc.com/johnl, Sewer Commissioner
"Just how much hay did we buy?" asked Tom, balefully.




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