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Re: More link spam getting through to the lists

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: More link spam getting through to the lists
Date: 2011-06-08 21:14:07
Message-ID: 4862.1307567647@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-www
Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> writes:
> This was posted by someone who was actually a subscriber to the list.
> And does have DKIM signatures from gmail - though I don't have the
> tools to verify them.

> It indicates to me that either someone got their account(s) hacked and
> used to send it, or a spammer is sophisticated enough to create a
> gmail account and subscribed it to the list before they post.. Which
> seems quite advanced..

Hard to tell which it is.  I believe we've seen these from a number of
different gmail accounts.  Do we have logs showing how long somebody's
been subscribed?  If they were recent subscribers I'd think the latter,
else more likely the former.

			regards, tom lane

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