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Re: SMTP store and forward requires DSN for integrity (was Re:Cluelessanti-virus )
- From: Todd Vierling
- Date: Sat Dec 10 12:24:18 2005
On Sat, 10 Dec 2005, Edward B. Dreger wrote:
> Let's use some hyperbole:
> Say that the latest megaworm chucks out spam at speeds resembling SQL
> Slammer. The return-path specified is your email address. Millions of
> MXes send _you_ bogus DSNs "in good faith".
That's not exactly hyperbole. My antivirus-spew counter on my 9-user SMTP
server rolled past 1M more than a year ago.
Per incident, it isn't more than 1M; moire like ~50k, but that is still well
beyond DDoS level.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>