[Mailman-Users] I did not submit a request to unsubscribe from mailman-users
Steven.Jones at vuw.ac.nz
Tue Oct 30 20:39:23 CET 2012
We are certainly seeing a lot of subscription attempts in the last 2weeks, as if mailman lists are being actively targeted. Some lists have over 400 subscription attempts outstanding.
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From: Mailman-Users [mailman-users-bounces+steven.jones=vuw.ac.nz at python.org] on behalf of Mark Sapiro [mark at msapiro.net]
Sent: Wednesday, 31 October 2012 8:16 a.m.
To: Kalbfleisch, Gary; mailman-users at python.org
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] I did not submit a request to unsubscribe from mailman-users
Kalbfleisch, Gary wrote:
>I received three unsubscribe confirmations over night. I did not initiate
>these. The source IP's resolve to India and Sri Lanka. Is it just me or is
> this happening to other subscribers?
I get them all the time. More often they originate from email (probably
spam sent to mailman-users-unsubscribe or mailman-users-leave and
spoofing me in the From:). Only web initiated unsubscribes have a
source IP in the confirmation.
Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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