7240E-mail Tracing The Troll.
- Jan 5, 2005Everyone:
It seems that a troll is having some fun with everyone at Infoguys.
After receiving four "Happy New Year" messages from the troll, I
decided to take a look at the e-mail header. Here is the pertinent
Received: from [18.104.22.168] by n9.bulk.scd.yahoo.com with NNFMP; 05
Jan 2005 03:02:23 -0000
Received: from [22.214.171.124] by mailer4.bulk.scd.yahoo.com with
NNFMP; 05 Jan 2005 03:02:23 -0000
Received: (qmail 36048 invoked by uid 7800); 5 Jan 2005 03:02:19 -0000
Mailing-List: list email@example.com; contact infoguys-
Delivered-To: mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: 5 Jan 2005 03:02:19 -0000
Subject: [infoguys-list] Reminder - Happy New Year!
Content-Type: text/html; charset=US-ASCII
Please notice this line:
Then I looked at the Infoguys "Calendar." Sure enough, it is set up
so that anyone (not just the moderator) can send out Calendar
announcements to the entire group. So, let's look here to see what
our friendly little troll has done:
Let's look and see what's here:
Event Name: Happy New Year!
Date: Saturday, January 1, 2005
Time: All Day
Repeat: every fourth day.
Reminders: 2 hours before the event and 1 hour before the event.
Description: Happy New Year, and check out tRoLLhAck's cool blog ...
love that guy!
Well, it seems the troll has decided to send us TWO reminders EVERY
FOURTH DAY of this New Year message. Therefore, I implore Leif to
consider taking over the calendar and removing this reminder unless
we all would like to get another two copies of it four days from now!
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