Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote
Several mail addresses have been recently the subject of an attack by
forged subscriptions to huge mailing lists (all these mail addresses are
announced on anti-racist and/or anti-fascist Web servers, so the purpose
is probably political).
I suggest the following procmail recipe to avoid any subscription. The
only drawback is that it prevents any subscription, even legitimate, to
Another drawback is that it will also swallow any message that is
sent to you by a Bcc: field. Of course, the Bcc: field is probably
the agent of more problems than good uses anyway, so maybe it's no
big loss. But it's something to be aware of.
But as far as it preventing subscriptions you want, that's easy to fix.
Just have recipes ahead of this one that deliver those mails.
| Andy Rowan |
| Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis |
| Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ USA |
| e-mail: rowan(_at_)ocean(_dot_)rutgers(_dot_)edu |
| WWW: http://deathstar.rutgers.edu/ |