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Re: Someone was able to hack my mail account

Peter Boy wrote:
Am Donnerstag, den 10.12.2009, 16:41 -0500 schrieb kevin:
Please if anyone knows how to stop this with postfix and amavisd-new please let me know !!!

I am clueless how someone outside $mynetworks was able to do it.

Looking at your log file I don't think someone was able to hack your
mail account. A spam network picked up your domain name which they got to know e.g. by your web site (it is useful for them because they
know that domain really exists and it is unsuspicious in terms of spam).
They invented a user because they don't know your real users. This
address ist used to bypass basic spam filters (e.g. sender domain must

They will continue to use it for some time and then pick up another.


Thank you for the reply.

I was looking over the conf files and can't find how to disable a non-user from sending mail through my system. I thought I had it tight.

I am just glad the spammer sent the mail to me and not a million people.


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