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And yet another massive spam appears. [Friday 17th November 2006 at 11:34 am]
Thomas

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I *swear*, it's a consipracy to make me stop using Outlook Express.

Right, time to monkey around with Exim.
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From: pewterfish
Friday 17th November 2006 at 11:44 am (UTC)
Well, you know what they say... :)

Exim? What are you doing to my network? If Charon sprouts a port-forward on 25, I will be looking at you very hard, since I'd like to be sure it's secure. Open-Relay on glasshalfempty == FALSE, mmkay?
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Friday 17th November 2006 at 11:49 am (UTC)
If I ever put an open relay on there, it'd be an evil open relay that accepted the message, thought about it for a minute, then threw it back at the sender along with an additional... payload...

What I'm planning on is tinkering with my Exim config at uni such that if someone sends me one of these stupid spam emails, it gets saved to /Mail/Bulk, *and* bounced to sender in the nastiest way possible. That way I get to look at it to see if it was actually useful and to forward it to ITS for their Ban Hammer targeting system, and the senders mailbox gets clogged with evil bounce messages.
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[User Picture]From: pteppic
Friday 17th November 2006 at 11:54 am (UTC)
I read about their Ban Hammer.

I've got one thing to say:

STOP! HAMMER TIME!
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Friday 17th November 2006 at 11:58 am (UTC)
???
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[User Picture]From: choros
Friday 17th November 2006 at 3:05 pm (UTC)
poor tom...


and lol!
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[User Picture]From: pleaseremove
Friday 17th November 2006 at 11:16 pm (UTC)
What is all this talk of metaphorical hammers? Why not just find something a bit more substantial and err, weighty and hit either the user, the machine, or for maximum point making goodness, both...
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