[Osmf-talk] Admin action neeeded: Spammy/malware URLs being sent to this list
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Thu Oct 1 00:10:47 UTC 2015
Eric, Brian, thanks for information and clarification.
Unofrtunately, I'm not sure If I can help in sovling this, myself.
2015-09-29 2:16 GMT+04:00 Eric Christensen <eric at christensenplace.us>:
> On Monday, September 28, 2015 08:22:30 PM Aleksey Chalabyan wrote:
> > Hi Folks, it's been a while since multiple messages with questionable
> > are being sent to this list from brian at derocher.org E-mail address,
> > different names.
> > Do you think list admins should temporarily block this address, until
> > person resolves issues on his side?
> I just looked at the emails and they aren't actually coming from Brian's
> server (which is IP 126.96.36.199). I'm seeing these messages coming
> ...and others.
> So, this isn't really Brian's fault but rather it would appear to be the
> of a bunch of open relays that are smart enough to hit a listserv that
> is a member of. I didn't take a close look at the past attack but I feel
> it was of a similar nature.
> There are better ways to control the flow of these messages than block
> email address (as the attacker will simply find another address to use).
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