[Dshield] Re: SPAM email using my smtp server host name

Kane Wong kwong at cwalkergroup.com
Sat Dec 6 05:46:15 GMT 2003


Thanks for all response!  Subject to your hint, I found something regarding
the SPAMMER's trick.  I would like to share with other victims who has the
same problem as I am.

http://www.private.org.il/harvest.html
http://www.sendfakemail.com/fakemail/antispam.html



-----Original Message-----
From: Father Peter Darin [mailto:BDarin at tanaya.net]
Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2003 7:41 PM
To: General DShield Discussion List
Subject: [Dshield] Re: SPAM email using my smtp server host name


Hello, 

I've had the same thing happen.  You address was nabbed by a harvester.  If 
you run a web server, cross reference your pages that list the email address 
with the web server logs.  It should be fairly easy to spot the harvester, 
esp if you have the USER-AGENT field logged. 

Dshield Contributor writes: 

> 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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