Not that this has anything at all to do with DW, but this is
very a common trick by spammers to get their garbage past spam
filters, since most are set to let the user pass through
I receive mail from "myself" at home, and at work with a work
I also receive bounced mail where my address has been used as
the return by the spammer
There is nothing you can do to stop this type of spam... but
you can preview and delete before downloading to your computer from
your server (for many types of servers anyway) by installing a
product such as Mailwasher
Well, I know it isn't me, and I avoid embedding my address in
web pages, but I'm concerned about getting through to my contacts.
I've started routing it to a web-based account just for filtering
There are ways of avoiding this through the use of pictures
and Captchas. Unfortunatly, the damage has allready been done.
Joey's right, the good news is, your account has (most likely)not
been breached. Your email address is simply in the wrong hands now.
> There are ways of avoiding this through the use of
pictures and Captchas.
> Unfortunatly, the damage has allready been done. Joey's
right, the good news
> is, your account has (most likely)not been breached.
Your email address is
> simply in the wrong hands now.
Its also likely that they have guessed your email address.
programs that harvest domain names and add random names to
email addresses. They do the same when sending them too. When
I used to
have a catch all address spam was addressed to the most
addresses possible. I had to turn off my catch all account as
getting hundreds every 10 minutes. I don't recommend using