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I have a personal web hosting and I have my domain name.
every now and then my email get rejected because my server is "a known spammer" (which I am not, dunno about the server) and this morning I got 2000 email (undelivered return) in my mail box and they keep coming, maybe ~5 per minute!!! (to some random stupid looking email)
I know anyone could pretend to be anyone else with email but.. is there something me or my provider can do?
Should I change provider? My email user password? Any ideas!?
[EDIT] I just changed my password (just in case) and, for the first time....
I used a sentence! (instead of a word with plenty of weird characters..) Now I just have to remember it! ^^
And I also reduced my mailbox size to 2MB, will avoid flooding!
[EDIT2] changing my password seems to have done the trick.
no email in the last 5 minutes!
That means.. someone hacked my account..
I tried to contact you via your web site (just for a joke, I was going to complain that you changed your password so I can't use your account for spam any more) but I get an error...
Ooops! An unexpected error has occurred.
This one's down to me! Please accept my apologies for this - I'll see to it that the developer responsible for this happening is given 20 lashes (but only after he or she has fixed this problem).
You could figure a lot out by looking at the headers in some of the nondelivery messages. For example, you could determine if the messages were using forged headers with your address as return address versus spam actually being sent from your server.
mm... this is a whole message, including headers, what is your diagnostic?
But anyway, spam stopped after I changed my password, this is telling!!
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 201316:55:36 -0700
Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.
Sent: Wed, 03 Apr 201300:55:37 +0100
The following recipient(s) could not be reached:
Error Type: SMTP
Remote server (22.214.171.124) issued an error.
hMailServer sent: RCPT TO:<email@example.com>
Remote server replied: 5505.1.1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>: Recipient address rejected: aol.com
(1) Edit your message (the one I am replying to, here in the Lounge) and remove your email address, IP details and identity info. You shouldn't post that in a public place.
(2) Look at the full message text of the nondelivery message (likely using Message -> Properties or similar) and check the "Received:", "Message-Id:" and related headers in the (probably) attachment. This is a bit difficult to explain because an email message is being used to package and return another email message (which is usually in an attachment). You want to look at the headers for the attachment, not the nondelivery message itself. The Message-Id header indicates where the spam message originated (unless it is spoofed). The Received header(s) describe the journey through the network from the sender machine to the receiver/rejecting machine (which can also be partly spoofed).
Happened to me a few years ago, wandered in to an old address I had not been to for ages, 1000s of emails, changed the password, not a problem. Really using password1 is not a good idea, my only excuse was the email account was set up as a throw away!
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity
"I controlled my laughter and simple said "No,I am very busy,so I can't write any code for you". The moment they heard this all the smiling face turned into a sad looking face and one of them farted. So I had to leave the place as soon as possible." - Mr.Prakash One Fine Saturday. 24/04/2004
You obviously don't know much about women or how to behave in their presence
They are, as I have been told, biologically incapable of farting. Even if they were, it's good that methane is too heavy to produce lift, or she would sail away like a balloon. One little poop and she would lift off like a rocket and just a spark or open flame nearby and she would be on a mission to Mars. Why do you think they call this an afterburner?
Interesting observation: in the year 1965 the first 911s priced about $6,500, while the first "desktop computer" by Olivetti at the same time was about half the price of 911, namely: $3,200. Currently, the high-end PC is about $1k, while Porshe 911 starts at $50k+ and goes up to about $180k. Any thoughts on that?