[Dshield] Spam Trek - The Next Generation

Jon R. Kibler Jon.Kibler at aset.com
Fri Jun 7 22:28:08 GMT 2002


David Sentelle wrote:
> While we're on the subject of spam.....
> 
> I've not yet tried spamcop's or samspade's message header parsing programs, but usually I can look at the header and at LEAST figure out
> which of my email addresses the spam was sent to.  
> 
> Recently, I've gotten several emails where even that was not discernable.  I'm going to try the tools mentioned in today's digest, but I
> don't expect them to turn up anything.  
> 
> My question is how can I get email that doesn't have my email address in the full header?
> 
> TIA & good weekend to all-
> 

If you are Bcc:-ed on a email, most sending MTAs will just do a 'RCPT <address>' and that will route the message to your address. Most receiving MTAs will then add a 'for <address>' to the Received: header. 

Hope this helps.

Jon Kibler




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