[reportlab-users] Spam Problem on list? (Not a Reportlab Question)

Robin Becker reportlab-users@reportlab.com
Mon, 26 Jul 2004 19:39:42 +0100

Ian wrote:
> I set up a dedicated email address for this mailing list, as I do with all
> mailing lists, to monitor the source of spam.
> I periodically get spam mail messages (mostly penis enlargement!), about
> once every month or so on my reportlab-user@agon.com list.
> Is this mailing list mirrored on the web somewhere that a crawler could have
> got it? Has anyone else noticed this? Does the list have a security problem?
> Otherwise I guess my mail has been scanned and mined for addresses.
> Ian.
> .
.... so far as I know there're no mirrors anyplace else; however, all that's 
required is for one of the legit users to have a trojan and then stuff gets 
sent. I'm not sure what the spam setting on the list is, but it's supposed to be 
subscribers only for starters.
Robin Becker