[Mailman-Users] list subscription spammers

Skip Montanaro skip.montanaro at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 21:58:11 CEST 2015

On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 1:25 PM, Will Yardley <mailman at veggiechinese.net>

> Mostly curious about the motivation behind this - what do these bots do
> if / when they are actually able to confirm or get confirmed?

They probably try to read the subscription list to get more email
addresses. Of course, they can also post spam to the lists. Perhaps both,
but I suspect the email addresses are of more value.


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