Spam Count-Do I have a virus ?

Geoffrey D. Bennett g at netcraft.com.au
Mon Jul 1 12:53:42 CST 2002


On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 01:53:42PM +0930, Andrew Lord wrote:
> On Friday 28 June 2002 01:26 pm, Andrew Lord wrote:
> 
> Just noticed in the "From" line of my previous email (Re: Spam Count) that my 
> email address is andrew at jessica.netcraft.com.au.  News to me! and I don't 
> recall visiting the netcraft web site before noticing this.   My KMail 
> settings still reflect my actual e-mail address andrewlord at internode.on.net.  
> Anybody got a clue how this happened and can be prevented?

I'm guessing your From header is set to 'andrew' instead of
'andrewlord at internode.on.net'.  The default RH sendmail config will
append the local domain if the From header does not have a domain.

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Geoffrey D. Bennett, RHCE, RHCX               geoffrey at netcraft.com.au
Senior Systems Engineer           http://www.netcraft.com.au/geoffrey/
NetCraft Australia Pty Ltd           http://www.netcraft.com.au/linux/

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