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Re: [vox] spam in list archives

From the mail logs:

Sep  6 05:54:21 www postfix/smtpd[22516]: connect from dhcp9591152.columbus.rr.com[]
Sep  6 05:54:22 www postfix/smtpd[22516]: 1C1A86C419: client=dhcp9591152.columbus.rr.com[]
Sep  6 05:54:25 www postfix/cleanup[22517]: 1C1A86C419: message-id=<026e04c67d0a$8555e4e6$8ac41ad6@fintap>
Sep  6 05:54:25 www postfix/qmgr[1000]: 1C1A86C419: from=<directshopping@yahoo.com>, size=9680, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Sep  6 05:54:26 www postfix/local[22518]: 1C1A86C419: to=<lugod@livepenguin.com>, relay=local, delay=4, status=sent ("|exec /usr/bin/procmail")
Sep  6 05:54:26 www postfix/smtpd[22516]: disconnect from dhcp9591152.columbus.rr.com[]

Sep  6 20:32:05 www postfix/smtpd[27729]: connect from unknown[]
Sep  6 20:32:06 www postfix/smtpd[27729]: C1BA26C408: client=unknown[]
Sep  6 20:32:08 www postfix/cleanup[27730]: C1BA26C408: message-id=<012d64c86b2d$7335a2a0$4ca87dc4@gmmhwv>
Sep  6 20:32:10 www postfix/qmgr[1000]: C1BA26C408: from=<directshopping@yahoo.com>, size=9508, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Sep  6 20:32:10 www postfix/local[27732]: C1BA26C408: to=<lugod@livepenguin.com>, relay=local, delay=4, status=sent ("|exec /usr/bin/procmail")
Sep  6 20:32:10 www postfix/smtpd[27729]: disconnect from unknown[]

But I'm not sure how it would get to the mail list archives 
from there.  Someone should check the procmail script.

-- Rod

On Saturday 21 September 2002 10:21 am, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> to borrow a word from rick,
> *boggle*
> to my knowledge, no piece of spam ever reached our lists.  i have no
> explanation for this.
> the sender isn't subscribed, and the email wouldn't have made it to the
> lists.
> henry, do you have any theories how this could've happened?  i'm pretty
> stumped.
> pete
> begin Doug Huckaba <mrdoug@attbi.com>
> > I was just going through the archives looking for the thread about dns
> > hosting from a few weeks ago. The thread subject is "[vox] OT: Good
> > Domain Name Registars" as I was going through hitting "Thread Next" I
> > came across this entry "Next by thread: A Stimulating Sensual Lubricant
> > For Women" (Link ->
> > http://www.lugod.org/mailinglists/archives/vox/2002-09/msg00040.html )
> >
> > I don't remember seeing this come through my inbox and I'm not running
> > any mail filtering yet, so I'm assuming that this ended up in the
> > archives without it being sent to the list.
> >
> > Am I just discovering something that others have known about (and can't
> > prevent), or is this sneaking into the archives unnoticed?
> >
> > -doug

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