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Date:      Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:33:13 -0600 (CST)
From:      "Valeri Galtsev" <>
To:        "Erich Dollansky" <>
Subject:   Re: ?????Pls remove me I have been hacked!!!
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On Thu, January 8, 2015 7:21 pm, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:34:14 -0600
> Valeri Galtsev <> wrote:
>> Is that only me or others noticed too that every first message of new
>> thread on this list if followed by junk like this. This apparently
>> was delivered from domain
> this is an old thing. It comes and goes.
>> Would that be reasonable to reject all mail of that origin on the MX
>> level?
> It is not that easy. The sender addresses change very often.

That is what I assumed from the very beginning. With these things on my
servers I usually do this: I find out which domain sender's MX serves.
Then I send complaint to

No one usually gets back to me (at least from that geoip location no one
ever did). Then I send similar complaint appended with note that abise@
never came back to me to After that I set my
MX to reject mail with message that that domain didn't respond abuse
complaint. [Did I miss something decent sysadmin should do in the case?]

But, of course, has quite different audience from a couple of
Departments of some university...


>> Sorry about sending spam in name of fighting spam.
> Isn't this real life?
> Erich

Valeri Galtsev
Sr System Administrator
Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247

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