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Per Westermark
03/08/12 15:32
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#186509 - Difference
Responding to: Michael Karas's previous message
When people steal someones mail account, they can use that account to send from. That is visible in the bounces you get back.

But much of the spam is just using faked sender addresses. The IP numbers of the original machines are from all over the world.

The bothersome part is that even some real ISP are so lacking in skills that they can't read the IP numbers in the mail headers and figure out what is fake and what is real. So some ISP do block the email address, instead of blocking the sending IP. Pure skill... Should be a web page somewhere, that people could use to register unskilled ISPs.

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TopicAuthorDate
I guess someone hijacked my e-mail address      Erik Malund      03/08/12 10:49      
   Unauthorized...      Michael Karas      03/08/12 14:03      
      re      Erik Malund      03/08/12 14:24      
      Difference      Per Westermark      03/08/12 15:32      
   Always nice with a bit of spam - silly with empty mail box      Per Westermark      03/08/12 14:07      
      same here      Erik Malund      03/08/12 14:20      
   WIFI is dangerous      Mahmood Elnasser      03/08/12 22:22      
      nope      Erik Malund      03/09/12 07:25      
         It's a two-edged sword.      Richard Erlacher      03/09/12 11:34      

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