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Re: [vox-tech] Anyone munge "From" in Mutt?

On Thu, Sep 24, 2009 at 07:49:13PM -0700, Mike Simons wrote:
> I create junk email aliases for each business I give my email to. 
> Then use /etc/aliases to map those addresses to the account I check 
> often.  Using the mutt reverse_name option, I reply to email and 
> it automatically uses the garbage address for them.
> If someone has a security breach (like TD Ameritrade did or one of
> my credit unions) and some spammers start sending me junk using their
> random email I know exactly who leaked the address and can shut off 
> the spam in a minute (generate a new address/update aliases) then
> waste ten minutes on hold to (notify the business of their breach/
> direct them to email my new address).

Sounds like an upcoming talk for Lugod? ;-)

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