[Scottish] Poisoned Spam

Kyle Gordon scottish at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed Jul 16 00:11:00 2003

I've seen this happen twice in the past 4 months. Don't know if it's anything 
to worry about, but I just put it down to random errors (2 out of ~7000 isn't 
too significant :-p )

I'll keep an eye out for it to see if it happens again, and I'll grab a copy 
if it does.



On Tuesday 15 July 2003 21:31, Colin McKinnon wrote:
> Is it just me?
> I've been responsible for the care and feeding of a lot of mailboxes. I've
> seen SMTP queues stalled, and lots of messages bounced due to bad
> formatting. But until this week I never had trouble getting mail out of a
> POP3 mailbox. In the last week, I've had _three_ mailboxes across two
> servers getting clogged with spam messages which won't download through
> POP3 because of problems with the headers.
> It seems a little strange (and far to quiet on this list!)
> Colin
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