[Gllug] Hotmail's new "Caller ID for email" ... what is this?

David Damerell damerell at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Wed Feb 25 15:12:17 UTC 2004

On Wednesday, 25 Feb 2004, Richard Turner wrote:
>>oblivious to what's going on.  The worms will just be changed to send
>>out the same old spam with a true 'From' address, and we'll be no
>>nearer to filtering out this rubbish.
>Except that when a message is rejected because it contains a virus the
>notification message would actually be sent to the originator instead of
>the person whose address was spoofed.

Not necessarily; it could be sent with a valid domain and a bogus
local part.

David Damerell <damerell at chiark.greenend.org.uk> Kill the tomato!
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