Same FROM and TO

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Tue Nov 2 21:06:17 GMT 2004

At 03:52 PM 11/2/2004, Michele Neylon : Blacknight Solutions wrote:
> > ---------------------
> > From: abc at
> > To: abc at
> > {bcc: me}
> >
> > Buy this stuff...
> > ---------------------
> >
> > I hope I was clear explaining myself. Any ideas of how I could stop
> this stuff?
> >
>You might want to look at SPF

SPF is a good start, although that only happens to be true if you run

Another option is one of the spamassassin rules: FROM_AND_TO_SAME. Just
jack it up with a score statement.

However, be aware that it's incredibly common for nonpsam messages to hit
this rule.. Especially logwatch and other cronjob type system reports which
tend to be from and to root at

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