[Dshield] SPAM email using my smtp server host name

Bruyere, Michel mbruyere at ezemcanada.com
Thu Dec 4 20:20:40 GMT 2003

I'm not sure I understand what he means but you could check out MIMAIL virus

It's taking the domain name of the target automagically

M. Bruyere

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dshield Contributor [mailto:dshield at pfunkjr.dissimulo.com]
> Sent: jeudi 4 décembre 2003 13:54
> To: 'General DShield Discussion List'
> Subject: RE: [Dshield] SPAM email using my smtp server host name
> I would like to add my request for the same help on this one.
> Anyone know?
> Kane Wong wrote:
> "Recently, I found some spam email which is using the host name of my
> smtp server as the recipient (To:) address.  Do your guy know how the
> spammer find my host name as their destination email address?"
> "For example; if my host name is called smtp.abc.com, then they would
> put xxxxx at smtp.abc.com in the To: field and target to my own mailbox."
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