Google = Spam Source (was RE: Gmail weirdness?)

Joe Abley jabley at isc.org
Fri Feb 10 21:59:22 UTC 2006


On 10-Feb-2006, at 13:43, Mark Foster wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Gary Wardell wrote:
>
>> I've seen one or two blogs that suggest gmail has a potential as a  
>> source for anonymous SPAM and other abuses.
>>
>> One said he blocks all gmail.
>>
>> I'd be interested as to what others think.
>
> Well after I posted to NANOG about gmail I found myself randomly  
> added to a 'Google Group' about hacking...

You are not alone. And since I was subscribed twice (each from  
different addresses) I suspect this is not the only list that has  
been scraped for subscriber addresses.


Joe





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