Spam coming from list server??

lartc lartc at
Mon May 16 05:03:11 EDT 2005

hi all,

i also have been receiving hundreds of mailer-daemon messages --
apparently, the spammer has harvested e-mail address from this list and
others and used my address as the from:

large quantities of these messages are quite "legitimate" bounces from
real smtp servers, so i have to install filters to class them as spam.



On Mon, 2005-05-16 at 09:05 +0100, Alain Williams wrote:
> On Sun, May 15, 2005 at 07:40:25PM -0400, Derrick J Brashear wrote:
> > On Sun, 15 May 2005, Patrick Gibson wrote:
> > 
> > >Is there any particular reason why info-cyrus is not a closed list? It is 
> > >unnecessary in my opinion to be receiving spam via a list that can easily 
> > >restrict posting to subscribed members.
> > 
> > The spam can be (and on other lists has been) forged as from members. Then 
> > what?
> Quite possible ... but more difficult for the spammer to do.
> Making it closed would improve matters.
> I would also like to see '[info-cyrus]' put on the subject line.

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