Tales of an IT Nobody

devbox:~$ iptables -A OUTPUT -j DROP

Time to be informed! March 2, 2010

What would you do if you received a legitimate looking email from your hosting company asking you to OPEN an SMTP relay?

That’s apparently a new style of spam (to create more spam !) targeting administrators. I’m sure there’s a handful of ‘admins’ who can get by and would more than happy to oblige their skillz in opening a relay without really thinking about how fricken nuts it sounds …


Time to separate the weak from the weaker, or is it more weak?

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