Re: Someone is using my domain name to send spam, how do I stop
nobody at spamcop.net
Fri Mar 12 10:36:50 EST 2004
"Chris Peterson" <aa at aa.com> wrote in message
news:c2sdgn$hft$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> Thanks for the answer, but the problem is, they are using one of
> legitimate addresses as the return address for their spam. So all of
> bounce messages are coming back to my legitimate address.
If you are getting a lot of bounce messages, you won't want to be
reporting them to the admins who are bouncing them (and creating as
big a problem as spam). Report as many as you can (only NOT thru
And if you get one with the original spam, report to the sending ISP
that someone is forging your name. Report sent to abuse and security
using forgery as subject. At one time, ISP's would sometimes respond
to that while they wouldn't to a spam complaint. If they are thru
open proxies or compromised machines, then there is probably not much
you can do except filter them to trash and wait it out. Usually the
spammer quits using that address after a while.
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