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Re: Verizon is easily fooled by spamming zombies

  • From: Steve Sobol
  • Date: Wed Jun 01 17:42:29 2005

Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

"Anything from anywhere, even if it's from a hijacked box in Korea, can forward
through our server as long as it has a 'totallybusticated@ISP.net' From: on it,
but if one of our own customers tries to send through the server with a From:
that says 'customer@vanity.domain' they can't even if they pass an SMTP AUTH
check and prove they're ISP.net's customer..."

And that's borked and wrong.
This is old news.

Years old. I think it might have dated back to before @gte.net addresses became deprecated.

But I thought VZ had fixed the problem.

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