[SpamCop-List] Re: Forged header causing spamcop not to report
sedellNOSPAM at misonix.com
Thu Oct 20 09:11:40 EDT 2005
But it was only picked up by hotmail yesterday. That would mean that
regardless of where the message originated, hotmail was abused yesterday to
send this message out, right?
Received: from mail pickup service by hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC;
Wed, 19 Oct 2005 21:12:45 -0700
Speaking of hotmail, any word on when they plan to patch their system? I've
been getting tons of spam originating from their servers lately.
"Geoffrey Hyde" <g.hyde at bigpond.net.au> wrote in message
news:dj80vv$snk$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> Essentially, it's because the spammers keep changing addresses. An
> address that is 3 days or older is already out-of-date, because the
> spammer has ditched that one and moved onto another one, therefore
> avoiding lost time securing a host to send spam from.
> If it's not a ditched address, SpamCop doesn't usually allow reporting of
> it mainly because the routing information may have changed by then. It's
> a feature, not a bug.
> Please don't trust that x.y.z will always be at IP address 126.96.36.199 it may
> change to w.y.z or any other similar name change, but might still
> originate from IP address 188.8.131.52 or the host at 184.108.40.206 may have closed
> that down to the spammer who simply moves onto a different IP range of
> 220.127.116.11 for example, or any other not yet blacklisted address.
> Please note that this message has terms that have been oversimplified a
> little, the real practice of acquiring, using, and discarding domain names
> is a lot more complex.
> Cheers ...
> Geoffrey Hyde
> "Scott" <sedellNOSPAM at misonix.com> wrote in message
> news:dj80ca$s8m$1 at news.spamcop.net...
>>I tried to report this mail. It appears to have a forged Received header
>>with an older date. Spamcop won't allow the message to be reported
>>because it's too old.
>> Bug in the system?
More information about the SpamCop-List