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By santeewelding ·
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The following message to <sonja.thompson@(my deletion) was undeliverable.
The reason for the problem:
5.x.1 - Maximum number of delivery attempts exceeded. [Mailstorm] 451-'4.7.1 Please try again later'

Reporting-MTA: dns;

Final-Recipient: rfc822;sonja.thompson@(my deletion)
Action: failed
Status: 5.0.0 (permanent failure)
Remote-MTA: dns; []
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 5.x.1 - Maximum number of delivery attempts exceeded. [Mailstorm] 451-'4.7.1 Please try again later' (delivery attempts: 0)

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TechRepublic Spam Notification
santeewelding (my deletion)
Fri, 01 Oct 2010 23:29:52 -0700
"sonja.thompson@(my deletion) <sonja.thompson@(my deletion)
E=Sophos;i="4.57,270,1283756400"; d="scan'208";a="44311**6"
from c12-esa-netscaler-active.cnet.cnwk (HELO ([]) by with ESMTP; 01 Oct 2010 23:29:52 -0700
multipart/mixed; boundary="----=_Part_1849_956211782.12860009923**"

TechRepublic Spam Alert - Spam message.

Probably the fourth or fifth I've gotten in the last couple days.

What's going on?


Just now noticed the above link I marked as spam. This is, what, retribution?

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Bouncing spam with your email as a forged sender

by TobiF In reply to Infiltration

Unless you've been writing to this address, some spammer is spraying spam to this "Sonja" address, faking your address as the sender.

Most email systems don't bounce in this way, since so many sender id's are faked nowadays.

I just read about new nasty spam with inline javascript to open backdoors if a recipient clicks on a link in a message. And sometimes they try to have these emails look as if they come from someone you know.

Oh: you want to peek inside the attachment. IF the failed email came from your mail provider and your ip-address, then you have some evilware in your system.

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Not in mine

by santeewelding In reply to Bouncing spam with your e ...

The one from "Sonja" came simultaneously with another of the same, "begging" me to click on an unrecognized sender to find out what it was all about.

No. They were a direct result of my activity on TR. You know: making friends of, and influencing spammers.

Not the first time.

Thank you, Tobi.

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by TobiF In reply to Not in mine

So the integration is not bullet proof on their side.
(Of course, "the page could not be found" happened several times today, so why not this...)

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by PurpleSkys In reply to Infiltration

I didn't read far enough this morning, it's getting you too...grrrr's filling my inbox this morning too and looks just like that

see >;CR54

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Let's hope

by TobiF In reply to oh....

That TR won't lose track of spam flags over the weekend.

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Emails go out to various

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Infiltration

TR PTB's, along with moderators every time a post is marked as SPAM. Apparently, there's a glitch in the system.

I get, and have been getting from the outset of this little 'experiment', at least five spam alerts for each post marked as Spam.

Glitch be expanding...

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by seanferd In reply to Emails go out to various

<i>Glitch be expanding.</i>
+1 :-bd

At TR, isn't that always the way of things? :0

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