May. 7th, 2008
Stickam: Reasons to use custom addresses  
Stickam either had addresses stolen or someone sold addresses as the account I use specifically for Stickam (that I haven't used in forever, btw), is getting grips of spam all of a sudden. Unfortunately the addresses they're coming from are valid, so spam scores are low so Spam Assassin isn't blocking them.

stickam >> /dev/null

 
 
 
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NCSUJncsuj on May 7th, 2008 - 06:40 pm
oh hai bb!
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(no subject) - ex_xtex on May 7th, 2008 - 07:23 pm
The People's Exhibit A: evildavidology on May 7th, 2008 - 08:43 pm
I'd be worried the spammers will figure out the "." trick though, as they did the +. The way Yahoo! did it gets around that (but annoying) in that they made you pick a secondary address.

I still use my hosted email server, so I just setup forwards. My Stickam addy just got sent to ":fail:", which is supposed to reject it during smtp.

They really need to update the smtp protocol to provide for a shock to be sent across the line that will light the spammer on fire.

Yes, that would be good.

EHLO iamaspammer.com
040 this is delicious fire you must haev some


*kaboom*
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Milambermilamberrex on May 7th, 2008 - 08:52 pm
ever thought of using www.endjunk.com? i've used the service for years -- thankfully, i've apparently been grandfathered in since they announced paid services recently. thanks to endjunk, i know that godaddy sold my g-daddy @ xxxxxxxx dot endjunk dot com addy. bastards!
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The People's Exhibit Adavidology on May 7th, 2008 - 08:57 pm
that's basically what I do with my own domains.
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Milambermilamberrex on May 7th, 2008 - 08:25 pm
thanks for the heads up! i just checked the address i use for stickam and it's only received 9 emails since creation. will definitely be monitoring it!
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