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Re: FW: Pharmacy spam on Aroid-L

  • Subject: Re: FW: Pharmacy spam on Aroid-L
  • From: Steve Marak <samarak@gizmoworks.com>
  • Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2008 12:28:03 -0500 (CDT)

Well, that answers a question I had, which was did anyone else see this 

I was extremely surprised, about 1:10 am local time last Friday morning, 
to see in my inbox what appeared to be a post from Aroid-L. I was 
surprised both because I had not approved any posts at that time (and no 
posts should go out without approval), and also because it was clearly 
spam, and also because I didn't even see it in the queue awaiting 

I immediately fired off a note to another local member of the list who is 
a night owl, asking if he'd seen the note, while I dug through the e-mail 

The other member didn't see the spam post. That left me wondering who had 
seen it, but I hated to ask and generate a lot of traffic if it turned it 
the answer was only me. 

In the meantime, of course, I've been digging through both the spam e-mail 
and the listserver settings and options, trying to figure out how this got 
through. I have a theory, which would mean a lot of lists besides Aroid-L 
were vulnerable and that it was beyond our control, but I haven't tested 
it yet. (It requires some setup. You will probably see us try it later 
this week.)

In the meantime, I apologize for the intrusion on our otherwise peaceful 


On Sun, 9 Mar 2008, Helmut Reisenberger wrote:

> Hi!
> The following message I found in my mailbox!!! Is there anybody misusing 
> the forum, which I always have understood as a perfect source of 
> information about aroids and aroiders. Pls. find attatched the strange 
> email.
> Helmut
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> > Gesendet: 07.03.08 08:11:11
> > An: <aroid-l@gizmoworks.com>
> > Betreff: [Aroid-l] Pharmacy Online March 70% OFF
> >  

-- Steve Marak
-- samarak@gizmoworks.com
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