Forged FROM address in my domain

Corey S. McFadden csm-lists at CSMA.BIZ
Wed Nov 26 06:15:14 GMT 2003

Fear not, the problem has been solved for us.  The US Congress just passed
an anti-spam law that (among other things) will make it illegal to forge
message headers...

I don't know where you're putting your money, but I'm betting this whole
worldwide spam problem will  be a thing of the past within a couple weeks
and we can all retire to someplace tropical...


At 09:13 AM 11/25/2003, you wrote:
> > I am getting quite a lot of Spam getting through which has a
> > forged FROM address using a spurious user name in our own
> > domain. Is there any easy way to say If From is *@my.domain
> > and IP address is not my IP subnet then message 'Is Definitely Spam'?
>You could do this in your MTA probably and therefore block it completly.
>The question remains: Do you really want to do this? I would start
>looking why the spam is coming through MailScanner and SpamAssassin in
>the first place and try to optimize things there.
>   JP
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