finding the spammer (was Re: [clug] <your email address> I take that back)

Ambrose Andrews ambrose at
Thu Apr 20 03:48:39 GMT 2006

Nice work!

Fun fun forensics


On 20/04/06, Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at> wrote:
> On 2006 Apr 20, at 1:01 PM, Robert Edwards wrote:
> > We want the juicy details - who is it and how did you find them?
> Now they've been removed from the list I'll tell you:
> trashmachine at
> I wrote a script that sent an email individually to each list member
> in the subscription list with their email address in the subject
> line.  The spammer's automated reply had his email address in the
> subject.

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