[Mailman-Users] zeusmail.org and answerpot.com linked

Bob Fishel bob at bobforthejob.com
Wed Jun 9 06:26:56 CEST 2010

Thanks for the heads up. For everyone else:

Found 2 emails on our list
Alberta.Riza at zeusmail.org
Delpha.Langenegger at zeusmail.org

additionally I added ^@zeusmail.org to our banned list.


On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 11:33 PM, Russell Clemings <rclemings at gmail.com> wrote:
> An FYI for anyone interested ...
> Yesterday I was notified of a site, http://answerpot.com, that was
> archiving two of our lists (without permission, which we require for
> republication).
> I couldn't find anything fishy in the logs, so I turned on
> personalization. But the site was stripping out email addresses from
> the message bodies (including those I was inserting into the footers).
> So I ended up putting user_optionsurl in the footers, waited for
> someone to post, then checked the answerpot.com site for the message
> and finally identified the culprit.
> It turned out to be a zeusmail.org address. That domain was discussed
> here a few months ago after some people noticed a large number of
> subscriptions/attempts from there. I've unsubscribed everything from
> that domain and added it to the banned list. I haven't heard of any
> legitimate subscribers from that domain -- yet -- so I'm hoping that
> will take care of the problem.
> They had actually subscribed late last year, but apparently started
> archiving only in April.
> rac
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