Re: What is GreyListing (was: Re: Christian Hammers...)
On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 09:49:35 -0400, Alec wrote in message
> begin quotation of Arnt Karlsen:
> > On Tue, 20 Jul 2004 14:48:36 +0200, Christian wrote in message
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > not a trojan-winXP-desktop
> > ..how does these act, one shot, or all the time?
> Those act as a continuous one-shot deal; to put it another way, they
> aren't listening on any port for SMTP.
> > ..how are such Wintendos best shot down?
> Look at the originating IP, and mail abuse@ for that netblock, and
> perhaps submit them to SpamCop. Mailing abuse works wonders sometimes
> - most organizations don't have monitoring tools in place to detect
> excess SMTP traffic, but more than a few have competent admins that
> don't like junk mail either.
..true, but there are also those spammer isp's with clueless wintendo
users. These can be stopped with a bluescreen and a reboot message
asking them to take their Wintendo box to the cops.
..in civilized countries, this is a legally warranted way to stop
criminal activity. So we return to "where, and how." ;-)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.