[FoRK] spam insanity

Luis Villa < luis at tieguy.org > on > Sun Dec 10 14:10:17 PST 2006

I'm trying to fix a completely different problem than dictionary
attacks. But hey, thanks for the advice on fixing that completely
different problem than the one I asked about. Much appreciated.

Luis

On 12/10/06, Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at> wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Dec 2006, Luis Villa wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Don't complain about it if you won't fix it.
>
> Tony.
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