[Mailman-Users] Bogus/forged subscription attempts: request for comments and possibly data
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Tue Jun 10 04:48:49 CEST 2014
Perry E. Metzger writes:
> BTW, I don't quite understand this. Why would splatting random
> addresses at you help them? Why not just pick real addresses they
> control? Successfully subscribing is easy, and generating seemingly
> random addresses won't get them subscribed since the addresses will
> never get a confirmation round trip.
Spammers are generally greedy but not bright?
BTW, to answer Rick's question, yes, I'm seeing them too, in the all-
lowercase form, on some but not all lists. I'M not sure why they pick
the lists they do.
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