[Mailman-Users] Spam to list-owner

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Fri Dec 19 17:21:42 CET 2008

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

> Brad, do you think spammers really do that just to increase their
> address count?  I've always assumed that they were just harvested in
> the usual way.

I am convinced that spammers do this, yes.

Just like they boost their deliverability numbers by intentionally targeting 
postmaster@ addresses (because the RFCs require that address will always 
accept mail no matter what).

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