[ILUG] Reminder: Please Respond to S.'s Invitation
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Mon Jan 12 14:49:50 GMT 2009
2009/1/12 Proinnsias Breathnach <proinnsias at linux.ie>
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 02:18:37PM +0000, Rory Browne wrote:
> > Fair enough, but I assumed that if they faked the from address, then spam
> > filter would reject it as having a faked-from field.
> Why ?
Because I've seen emails trapped in a spam folder before, with the quoted
being that they had a faked-from address.
> I'm seding this with a from of my @linux.ie address, but I'm not
> using morrigan (.tuatha.org anyway - aka linux.ie) as my MX for
> this email ...
> Yes, it's quite easy to send an email with a faked / manipulated From:
> header, but it's not correct to say that the From: domain should match
> the MX domain. It'd help in an anti-spam kinda way, but break a million
> mailing lists / forwarders / company setups etc.
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