[FoRK] spam insanity

Luis Villa < luis at tieguy.org > on > Sat Dec 9 23:18:05 PST 2006

On 12/9/06, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Luis Villa wrote:
> >
> > *@tieguy.org is funneled to my gmail account, to let me provide
> > domain at tieguy.org addresses when I buy/register/etc.
>
> This is your mistake. If you accept email to every address at a domain
> you are just BEGGING for the next spammer to run a nicely successful
> dictionary attack.

<shrug> it has been like that for nearly six years now (maybe seven?),
and while I do get the occasional dictionary attack spam, it is
nothing that the spam filters don't cope with.

Luis

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