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From Arvid Ephraim Picciani <...@ibcsolutions.de>
Subject Re: faked bouncebacks. what the?
Date Tue, 13 May 2008 13:17:22 GMT
On Tuesday 13 May 2008 15:17:29 Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> On 12.05.08 21:49, Arvid Ephraim Picciani wrote:
> > http://rafb.net/p/q3eZwd93.html
> >
> > anyone can see any sense in it?  it uses my hostname to fake a bounceback
> > that claims i sent a message to another faked address, while all doing
> > that from a dialup.  what's the point of that?  testing spambots?
>
> from the SA FAQ
> (http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/FrequentlyAskedQuestions):
>
> # I'm getting a lot of "backscatter" / bounce messages / undeliverable
> email notices / etc. regarding mail I didn't send. How can I block them?
>
> http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/VBounceRuleset


It's not backscatter. Please see read the message again, you'll see that it 
actually _pretends_ to be backscatter.
I'm just asking here becouse i wondered why somone would do that.


-- 
best regards
Arvid Ephraim Picciani

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