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Re: getting viruses/spam after posting to this list



Hi Eliot,

after posting the first time with a newly created email the day after I 
received ~100 virus emails. I saw a least three different virus types.

Since I don't want to download all these mails (got a slow connection) I 
installed a filter at GMX (my email provider) which says 'Delete everything 
with 'multipart/mixed' or 'multipart/alternative' in the mail header. This is 
fine for me since I only want to receive Debian mailinglists on this account.

Grtz, Tim

Am Donnerstag, 16. Oktober 2003 11:56 schrieb Eliot Stock:
> After my first post to this list last night, I woke up this morning to find
> 40 helpful "MS security updates" in my inbox.
>
> How are other people dealing with this? Does the list consider this a
> problem, or is it just up to me to fight this at my server? If so a pointer
> to any URLs that lay out all the options for server-side spam and virus
> blocking would be helpful, maybe it's time I installed something. Is
> obfuscating addresses on the list pointless because harvesters aren't
> fooled? What's the score?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Eliot Stock.
>
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