Sunday, November 02, 2003

Wired News: Time-Travel Spammer Strikes Back

Wired News: Time-Travel Spammer Strikes Back: "Three websites that spotlighted a Massachusetts spammer's bizarre quest for time-travel technology have been hit with an avalanche of what appear to be retaliatory messages.

In what spam fighters term a 'Joe-job' attack, late last month someone forged the sites' domains as the return addresses on a recent flurry of junk e-mails advertising antispam software. As a result, the innocent sites have been inundated with hundreds of thousands of error messages and complaints about the spam. "

This is what led to the last story. Off of /.

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