What does the group think about formmail (cgi script) exploits relative
to new/modified technology to stem spam.
I just worked with someone whose simple "contact us" web form was
exploited in a slightly more advanced way than the classic formmail.pl
Bottom line is, spammer had unfettered access, sending mail from a
machine whose identity would have passed "authorization" or "identity"
I think the solutions that are evolving here have great merit, and
progress is evident - but this event reminded me about the scourge of
spammers out there and their willingness to misuse any system or
Is this type of misuse appropriate to consider in a technology change,
or is it better left to legal enforcement under unauthorized
Outgoing mail is certified Virus Free.
Checked by AVG anti-virus system (http://www.grisoft.com).
Version: 6.0.555 / Virus Database: 347 - Release Date: 12/23/2003
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