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<nettime> Re: Partnership scam
nettime's plumber on Thu, 3 Oct 2002 20:07:48 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime> Re: Partnership scam

>Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 11:07:50 -0700
>From: "martha rosler"<navva {AT} earthlink.net>
>Subject: Re: Partnership scam

>any chance you can spare your subscribers from these so-called 
>afri-scams? or maybe you get hundreds and this one slipped through?
>my sympathies,
>martha rosler

Hi Martha,

we do get A LOT of these, but usually procmail takes care of them. Those
that slip by we delete manually -- they're easy to spot. This one,
however, took advantage of the fact that majordomo wasn't configured as
tightly as possible and so there was a hole left that allowed the spammer
to bypass all controls :(

In the meantime, we closed the hole (tx to Oliver and Walter) and it
shouldn't happen again. Keep your fingers crossed, no guarantees...


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