[clug] Spam on list (was Re: Photo management?)
bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Wed Dec 23 23:31:45 UTC 2015
On 24/12/15 10:25, Neill Cox wrote:
> I am (notionally) a list admin.
> Having looked at the headers of one of these spam mail there is no sign it
> went through the list server.
> I suspect someone has harvested emails and is pretending to send email from
> the list.
> Perhaps we need to do some SPF / DKIM, but as we're currently on the
> samba.org infrastructure we'll need some help from their admin team.
> Or, this might be another motivation for moving the CLUG list of samba.org
> and onto a domain we control.
Given that there is no sign of any spam messages in this thread on the
list archives, I would agree that they are not coming through the
As to whether or not this motivates anyone to changing the list setup,
I'll leave that for others to decide...
>  I'm not suggesting that SPF / DKIM will completely solve this, but it
> would help some people at least.
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 9:49 AM, Tim Potter <tpot at booleancandy.com.au>
>>> On 24 Dec 2015, at 8:52 am, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au>
>>> Reported it to the list admins, heard nothing.
>> I'm not sure who is list admin these days, but it's possible that this is
>> occurring outside
>> of the list. Do the spam messages look like they are being sent by
>> I imagine that this could be someone harvesting active email addresses
>> from publicly
>> available list archives and sending spam directly. I'm not seeing any
>> messages in
>> my spam folder but they could be being filtered out upstream.
>>>> On 23 Dec 2015, at 10:35 PM, Jeff NotTelling <smee.heee at gmail.com>
>>>> As an aside, is anyone else/everyone getting bombarded by Spam on this
>>>> thread? I've got 10 spam emails on this thread alone since yesterday.
>>>> Just a bit surprised as I rarely see spam. Just your typical
>>>> Spam/Phishing, "I'm a hot girl, see my photo, all you need to do is
>> fill in
>>>> this form with your credit card, address etc, not that it will be
>>>> and so on.
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