A lot of spam and virus now forge the return address.  That is probably where
they are coming from.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-nontech-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joe Pluta
> Sent: Saturday, July 19, 2003 4:36 PM
> To: Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries
> Subject: Receiving bounces from spoofed email
> Is anybody else getting bounce notifications from mail they never sent?  I
> am finding a bunch of notifications of bounced messages supposedly sent by
> "Caleb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" and "Katelyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" (and a couple
> others). They are evidently being sent to hundreds of addresses, and of
> course the bounces come back to me.
> Each email has a hyperlink to "http://accfree12.com";, which as far as I can
> tell doesn't exist.  The bad news is that if enough of this happens, I fear
> I will be blacklisted from some SPAM blockers.
> Several questions:
> 1. Is this happening to anybody else?
> 2. Any idea how to track down the perpetrators?
> 3. How do I check SPAM blockers to make sure I'm still legit?
> Joe
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