[ILUG] Eircom spam
gayleard at eircom.net
Sun Oct 25 13:55:56 GMT 2009
On Sunday 25 October 2009 13:27:20 Lance Dryden wrote:
> > I seem to get an inordinate amount of spam purporting to be from eircom
> > asking for my password, etc, eg
> > "We are currently performing maintenance on our Digital webmail Server."
> > But what puzzles me is that most of this spam
> > seems to have an eircom.net reply address.
> > So why doesn't Eircom catch it?
> Whatever's been put as the sender in the message envelope and whatever's
> in the message headers has no relation (or verifiability, to a point),
> with any given sender of an SMTP e-mail.
But as far as I can see, with about 50% of this stuff,
if I replied - which I don't of course -
the reply would go to an eircom.net mail address.
e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
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