[SpamCop-List] Re: Pump and Dump
bar_n0ne at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 29 19:01:10 EDT 2005
"Mike Easter" <MikeE at ster.invalid> wrote in message
news:d9u6qk$81q$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> Glenn Daniels wrote:
> > In the mail client, some spamitems regularly arrive
> > marked as read. In particular, items with this header:
> > "X-Account-Key:", are almost always delivered
> > marked as "read". I have no idea for "why"...
> > but many are also Pimp'nDump scamitems.
> I can't find anything to read about this condition. Is that a Mozilla
> bug, or what?
> What client 'in the mail client' are we talking about? Is this your own
> experience or some other source?
> I have never seen such a thing in OE.
In Eudora and OE. because, say my wife and I in different locations need to
access the same mail account I set the MUA's to "leave mail on the server"
sometimes ,and we manually dispose of the mail from the server either by
deleting it from trash, or other means.
What I have found with both of these MUA's (probably all) is that if I have
POP'ed the mail from the server, that when it is POP'ed later from the other
location, It appears as marked as "read", even thouth on the other MUA the
mail has not been seen before. So, something happens to the mail stored on
the POPserver when it is POPed. I suspect that between changing computers
and mail configuration that your normal flow resulting in disposal of the
mail items from the server has been interrupted (you mention 2 different
computers) and you are probably retrieving previously POPed items frothe
server, and today and yesterday happened to be big days for Pimp&Dump spams.
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