Dear friend,

David Cantrell david at
Sun Oct 19 23:29:41 BST 2008

On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 08:11:12AM +0100, Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 14:27 +0100, Martin A. Brooks wrote:
> > Jonathan Stowe wrote:
> > > Anyone know a good way of stopping joe-jobbed spam which doesn't involve
> > > spf and stuff ?
> > Don't have a catchall.
> That doesn't solve the particular problem here.  You lot don't see most
> of the spam that gets sent to because it never gets past
> the mailling list software, someone goes in an deletes it all every once
> in a while.  However in this case the spam was sent as coming from
> someone who was subscribed to the list thus goes straight through.
> Apparently this kind of thing can be caused by a potential XSS
> vulnerability in gmail so might become more common.

So we just unsub everyone using gmail. Problem solved.

David Cantrell | Minister for Arbitrary Justice

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      teenager's parent and ignore the teenager
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