RE: spam question(OT)

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 14:10:10 -0700

Mark, that is interesting, especially the name. All that is doing is
capturing all addresses listed as TO in the envelop irregardless of which
field the sending e-mail client had them in. That is actually fairly simple
to do.

John T
eServices For You


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Fugatt [mailto:markfu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 1:29 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RE: spam question(OT)
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
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> With Exchange 2003 SP1 we can perform BCC Journaling:
>
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/guides/E2k3Journal/2eb
bad
> 24-a063-42c2-ae1c-a511b9f8ef0e.mspx
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=810999#XSLTH3142121122120121120120
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Tolmachoff (Lists) [mailto:johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 14 July 2005 20:57
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] RE: spam question(OT)
> 
> http://www.MSExchange.org/
> 
> No, the Exchange server has no knowledge of the BCC field. When the e-mail
clients
> sends the messages, it takes the addresses listed in the TO, CC, BCC and
FROM fields
> and uses that as part of the communication. The BCC field is never part of
the actual
> message.
> 
> John T
> eServices For You
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kern, Tom [mailto:tkern@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 12:28 PM
> > To: [ExchangeList]
> > Subject: [exchangelist] RE: spam question(OT)
> >
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >
> > is there anyway to see the Bcc: field on an Exchange server before it
> strips it?
> > I assume your incoming mail server has access to that info at one time
> > as
> the mail is
> > passing thru it?
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Raymond Jette [mailto:rjette@xxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 2:47 PM
> > To: [ExchangeList]
> > Subject: [exchangelist] RE: spam question(OT)
> >
> >
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >
> > You name is probably in the BCC field.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kern, Tom [mailto:tkern@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2005 2:14 PM
> > To: [ExchangeList]
> > Subject: [exchangelist] spam question(OT)
> >
> > http://www.MSExchange.org/
> >
> > not really exchange related. i was wondering how spammers are able to
> > forge the TO: header of an email so that you get the email even though
> > its not addressed to you.
> >
> > like if i'm joe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, i get an email to my inbox addressed
> > only to bob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx or bob@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx?
> > is it that the envelope headers are addessed to me but the email TO:
> > headers are changed?
> >
> > Is this this the same thing as when you get spam and the TO: headers
> > say "undisclosed recipients"?
> >
> > thanks
> 
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