From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_cling.gu.se)
Date: 2007-03-03 14:29:00
>>>>> "MM" == Marko Mäkelä <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: AT> I ve got a big problem, but with spam. It seems that this mailing AT> list is under spam attack; otherwise I cannot explain the sudden AT> rise of spam, because I've never used this e-mail address for AT> anything else but for the cbm-hackers-list. MM> I don't think that this list accepts email from non-subscribers. It doesn't. Spam sent to the list, that doesn't get caught in the gu.se spam filters, bounces. MM> However, it is entirely possible that e-mail addresses have been MM> harvested from archived messages. The archive at MM> http://www.softwolves.pp.se/misc/arkiv/cbm-hackers/ obscures the MM> email addresses a little, but I guess that the bad guys can MM> program simple search&replace patterns. I read an article a while ago that mentioned that modern spam harvesters can defeat common attempts to hide addresses. In this particular case though, the cbm-hackers archive is not the only place where Antitrack's address is published: http://22.214.171.124/search?q=cache:Sf4Khttc-nsJ:www.c64.com/scene_display_interview.php%3Finterview%3D132+Antitrack%40networld.at -- ___ . . . . . + . . o _|___|_ + . + . + . Per Olofsson, arkadspelare o-o . . . o + MagerValp@cling.gu.se - + + . http://www.cling.gu.se/~cl3polof/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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