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QuestionA Flurry Of "Returned Mail" Pin
Roger Wright5-Apr-12 20:06
memberRoger Wright5-Apr-12 20:06 
Can someone help me to interpret what's going on here?

My Junk Mail folder is filling up rapidly with email rejection notices. This has been going on sporadically for a couple of weeks, with a flurry of several hundred such messages, then a trickle, then none for a day or two before it starts again. A typical message is:

This message was created automatically by mail delivery software.
A message that you sent could not be delivered to one or more of its recipients. This is a permanent error. The following address(es) failed:
    SMTP error from remote mail server after end of data:
    host []: 554 Message not allowed - [299]
------ This is a copy of the message's headers. ------
Return-path: <<code>my.address</code>>
Received: from ([])
	by with esmtp (Exim)
	id 1SG1aE-0003Tv-28
	for; Fri, 06 Apr 2012 01:19:38 -0400
Received: from ([])
	by with esmtp (Exim)
	id 1SG1aD-0006DH-IJ
	for; Fri, 06 Apr 2012 01:19:37 -0400
Received: from ([])
	by with NO UCE
	id uVKd1i00301P9Sa01VKddX; Fri, 06 Apr 2012 01:19:37 -0400
X-Authority-Analysis: v=2.0 cv=eq1oOPVX c=1 sm=1
 a=z5zA2GEyXHX4FYSAKYr2NA==:17 a=7UmD-tR_JRgA:10 a=VG0OwtqChsEA:10
 a=8AlaD7fTCjEA:10 a=8nJEP1OIZ-IA:10 a=Sh_hsHRGdUoA:10 a=qrrI46oVAAAA:8
 a=IIUmFY3D8pfpmdMjRkQA:9 a=gBDzBF7yGH2_iO3muJQA:7 a=wPNLvfGTeEIA:10
 a=NTIIGRmZMWAA:10 a=P3BRNhQXk_0A:10 a=gYNu_iXhhMS5DrdM:21
 a=St506IR-4_hhMAsl:21 a=FLmnjis/JmE4jomwi6pJ+A==:117
X-EN-IMPSID: uVKd1i00301P9Sa01VKddX
Received: from ([] helo=Servidor)
	by with esmtpsa (TLSv1:RC4-MD5:128)
	id 1SG1aD-0008JG-FT
	for; Fri, 06 Apr 2012 01:19:37 -0400
MIME-Version: 1.0
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2012 07:19:33 +0200
X-Priority: 3 (Normal)
X-Mailer: The Bat! (v2.00.3) Personal
Content-Type: text/plain;
Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
Subject: eyes," is caused now."Astute build raised its Carvers' to Lord idea or tell "Someone cried, "But ritual emptiness marring the foolish of this endless uncles,
From: my.address
Message-ID: <CHILKAT-MID-e8cdfeda-d286-1c59-2362-82cf65c1e5d5@Servidor>
X-EN-UserInfo: c996fca110e1529a133127fe8b9b68eb:71b24f1e944ec8a088e91647e108c312
X-EN-AuthUser: <code>My.address</code>
Sender:  <code>my.address</code>
X-EN-Class: impout

The only constant is the reference to "" in the middle portion of the message header. Everything else in the message changes at random, and the IP addresses associated with my email address don't match anything I've ever used. What is doing this, and which server is compromised? Should I notify the admin for the domain that this is going on, or is that being spoofed, too?

My concern here is that some of the dumber blacklist algorithms might block me widely because they use the spoofed email address instead of examining the IP address. This small flood is a sign to me of a much larger iceberg melting (global warming, perhaps?) with only the tip showing up in my mailbox. Should I be concerned?
Will Rogers never met me.

modified 16-Apr-12 14:52pm.

AnswerRe: A Flurry Of "Returned Mail" Pin
Randor 7-Apr-12 19:13
member Randor 7-Apr-12 19:13 
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Luc Pattyn8-Apr-12 2:13
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JohnPayton22-May-12 18:39
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Roger Wright9-Apr-12 9:02
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