Suggestions for a more privacy conscious email provider
EPers at ansencorp.com
Mon Dec 4 11:19:56 CST 2017
As an anecdotal aside, approx. 70% of incoming portscanners/rdp bots/ssh bots/etc that hit the firewalls at my sites are coming from AWS.
I used to send abuse emails but eventually gave up after receiving nothing beyond "well, aws ip's are dynamic/shared so we can't help you"
From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Rich Kulawiec
Sent: Monday, December 4, 2017 2:27 AM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Re: Suggestions for a more privacy conscious email provider
On Sun, Dec 03, 2017 at 05:08:33PM +0000, Filip Hruska wrote:
> I personally run my own mail server, but route outgoing emails via Amazon
Not a good idea. Amazon's cloud operations are a constant source of
spam and abuse (e.g., brute-force SSH attacks), they refuse to accept
complaints per RFC 2142, and -- apparently -- they simply don't care to
do anything about it. I've had SES blacklisted in my MTA for years (among
other preventative measures) and highly recommend to others.
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