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SubjectRe: [OFFTOPIC] Spamcop
On Thu, 12 Sep 2002, Larry McVoy wrote:

> Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 14:13:38 -0700
> From: Larry McVoy <lm@bitmover.com>
> To: Gerhard Mack <gmack@innerfire.net>
> Cc: Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk>,
> Linux Kernel List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
> Subject: Re: [OFFTOPIC] Spamcop
>
> On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 05:06:15PM -0400, Gerhard Mack wrote:
> > Check your logs .. it looks like maybe somone was sending spoofed
> > requests? Either that or somone was a total dumbass.
> >
> > I wonder how hard it is to generate enough requests to get somone listed.
>
> In the for what it is worth department, I got mail from "esr@thyrus.org"
> with a subject of "cool game" or something like that, and it was obviously
> forged. It's interesting that they are getting smart enough to make it look
> like it comes from someone that you've communicated with in the past. Sigh.
>

Looking at it again it takes 3 requests in 48 hours.. a number that is
stupidly low. And since the headders are munged there is no way to tell
from the complaints if they are all the same recipiant or not.


Gerhard



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<>< As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.

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