Another attack to fight off

Kevin Miller Kevin_Miller at
Thu Feb 28 17:39:31 GMT 2008

Scott Silva wrote:
> I see a new reason to block OoO replies;
> It seems that spammers are using legitimate webmail accounts to
> bounce their garbage via OoO replies. Just fake the sender, and
> suddenly you have spam with legitimate DKIM sigs, valid SPF, and
> maybe even whitelists. 
> Filthy spammers!

Dang those boys are clever.  Imagine if they turned their creativity to
world peace and cheap, clean energy.  Too bad there's no money in that.

So how are you blocking Oo0 replies?  There a spamassassin ruleset for
that or what?

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