Re: Massive increase of spam on email@example.com
On Thursday 06 May 2004 03:50, Steve Lamb wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> Over 90% of the spam I'm getting/blocking is relayed through
>> trojaned PCs on residential broadband. If the top five
>> cable modem and "DSL" providers would close outbound port 25
>> except to their own customer servers, the problem would
>> be mostly solved.
> And then here are a ton of people out there who aren't
> compromised that
> start having problems getting to their legitimate services off their
> hosting companies.
> Personally I haven't used any of my hosting company's email
> servers since
> setting up my own server. In the same time I've never sent out virus
> email or
> been an open relay. Yet because of boneheaded ideas like the above I
> now have
> to get around idiotic, lazy blocks. Tired of it.
I agree 100%.