[unisog] Super-hidden spamming exploits?

Mike Iglesias iglesias at draco.acs.uci.edu
Mon Oct 6 15:39:22 GMT 2003


> Has anyone seen something similar where they are using your internal
> mail-relays? We are seeing spammers trying to leverage our mail-servers.
> This of course has the effect of a DoS as we manually clear the effected
> queues just to get things going again.

Yes, we've had that happen a few times in the last week.  The last time
it filled up one of our relays with about 160,000 spam messages.


Mike Iglesias                          Email:       iglesias at draco.acs.uci.edu
University of California, Irvine       phone:       949-824-6926
Network & Academic Computing Services  FAX:         949-824-2069



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