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Re: getting viruses/spam after posting to this list

On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 04:35:15AM -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2003 at 09:30:10PM +1000, James Mills wrote:
> > What can we do besides spoof our email address ? Obviously it's already
> > too late for me :(
> Report virus propagators to the offending ISP.  Take the last header
> before it reaches your ISP and email
> relay.of.infected.email@abuse.net forwarding a copy of the message you
> got.
> I include this text as a hint...
> User is propagating a virus.  Be a good neighbor and disconnect this
> user until they get cleaned up to help stem the spread of the virus to
> other users.

And this often works ?
I have myself tried to report infected users but gave up when I recieved
no replies from the ISPs.


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