[unisog] Changes to the administration of the Unisog list.

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Jan 8 16:01:41 GMT 2007


On Sat, 06 Jan 2007 21:47:50 PST, Saqib Ali said:
> > It's *quite* possible that what's happened is that some poor person out there
> > has managed to get infected with a worm or spamware that scrapes the local
> > disk for addresses to forge.  And as a result, it happens to find the list's
> 
> that very well maybe true. but the unfortunate truth is that these
> worm infested email accounts sometimes spew so much spam, that I have
> to unsubscribe and ban them.
> 
> I have found no other way of stopping these spams from legitimate accounts.

As I said - the problem is you're likely unsubscribing the wrong person.

Let's say some poor soul somewhere in Kansas gets wormed, and starts spewing
mail with my address in the From: field (a common occurence, actually - I
get tons of backscatter).  You can see where this is heading.. :)
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