[kwlug-disc] Increased list spam? [Was: Re: Meet a girl of ...]

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Sat Jan 7 14:50:52 EST 2012


Do you have the complete headers for this message?  I think it's 
probably a spoofed "From:" header, and the source had nothing to do with 
the KWLUG list at all.  This spamming technique is known as a "Joe Job". 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_job

--Bob.

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On 12-01-07 01:33 PM, unsolicited wrote:
> Don't know about the rest of you, but I've noticed a substantial 
> increase in spam since just before Christmas, including to this list.
>
> I note that the 3 I received from the list yesterday all have multiple 
> 'From' authors. Hitting reply all on this one, I note I see cc's that 
> include '6 Jan 2012 11:10:30 +0300' and '; Sat <kwlug-disct at kwlug.org>'.
>
> So, it seems to me, these are clearly malformed messages.
>
> Can anything be done to stop the forwarding of messages such as these 
> to the list?
>
> kwlug-disc-owner at kwlug.org wrote, On 01/06/2012 3:10 AM:
>> Wanna find a pretty virtual girlfriend ...
>>
>> Looking forward to hearing from you! http://prettylove-woman.ru
>
>
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