[Dshield] OT: AOL Engineer Sells Company's ENTIRE Subscriber Listto Spammer !

Mrcorp mrcorp at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 24 15:34:41 GMT 2004


Thats great until you get into third party tools like blackberrys and such.  Then you begin
blocking legitimate email.

Mrcorp
--- John Groseclose <iain at caradoc.org> wrote:
> At 10:14 AM -0400 6/24/04, Chris Mitchell wrote:
> >  I read a post on Slashdot.org which claimed that mail sent directly from an
> >  AOL user, (not through an AOL mail server) would have ipt.aol.com in the
> >  header instead of mx.aol.com, can anyone confirm this?
> 
> Why not just check the SPF record for the incoming connection?
> 
> AOL publishes SPF for their legitimate mail servers.
> 
> http://spf.pobox.com
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