[mythtv-users] This is not a spam

Steve Smith st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 16:15:06 UTC 2007


On 29/06/07, George Rocklein <grocklein at comcast.net> wrote:
>
> David Schmidt wrote:
> > I got two in my gmail as well.  Subjects were "[mythtv-users] rude
> > polar bear" and "[mythtv-users] orbiting insurance agent."
> >
> > On 6/29/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Mike Perkins wrote:
> >>
> >>> ...but I have received three messages today which were. This is more
> >>> than the number I used to get per month on this list.
> >>>
> >>> Looks like someone's address book may have been compromised. Everyone,
> >>> have a quick check that your security is up to date and functional.
> >>>
> >>> Of course, it may be the list servers rather than (one or more)
> user(s).
> >>> I would expect the admins to be on top of that if that were to be the
> >>> case. Checking our own installations doesn't hurt in that case.
> >>>
> >> Are you saying you got spam that went to the list, as I have not, or
> are
> >> you saying you got spam sent directly to you and you suspect the
> spammer
> >> got the address through the list somehow?
> >>
> >> I'm just getting the usual crap, but nothing to indicate it has
> anything
> >> to do with this list. Most of what I get comes from whois database
> gleaning.
> >>
> >> I'm sure my 77-year-old mother is having trouble deciding whether to
> >> order viagra or cialis from some outfit claiming to be a "Canadian"
> >> pharmacy, but has a .hk domain :-)
> >>
> >> BEWW
> >>
> >>
> >> BEWW
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> >
> Maybe these weren't spam, but just really, really, really OT subjects?  :)
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Good point! Maybe the polar bears have the answer to the Zap2It problem ;-)?
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