Julian Field jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu May 9 10:25:38 IST 2002

At 00:23 09/05/2002, you wrote:
>Has anyone made any modifications to Mailscanner yet forward a copy of
>the postmaster warning message to the postmaster in the domain of the
>sending machine?  Or is this a bad idea of attempting?
>Just getting annoying seeing all these Klez's coming from Comcast,
>Verizon and broadband provider domains.

Oh, and another problem: what happens when the sender address is fake (like
it is in most spam)? Then you are just going to harass completely the wrong
person, which is a good way to get blocked by them.

There is absolutely no way of guaranteeing the domain name from where the
email message originated.
Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
                             Southampton SO17 1BJ

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