[Owasp-leaders] Massive spam problem on mailing lists?

Pedro Fortuna pedro.fortuna at owasp.org
Fri Feb 22 22:00:38 UTC 2019


I'm seeing dozens of phishing emails in the owasp-portuguese ML.

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Pedro Fortuna

Chapter Leader
OWASP Portugal


On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 5:14 AM Bil Corry <bil.corry at owasp.org> wrote:

> You might make that last one “Reject” so that the sender knows their
> message wasn’t delivered.
>
> Helpful for when someone cross-posts, and they subscribe, but one or more
> recipients do not, and they reply.
>
> - Bil
>
> On Feb 22, 2019, at 5:08 AM, Bjoern Kimminich <bjoern.kimminich at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
> I just found these options and flipped the 1st and 3rd to "No" to at least
> stop the email flood I'm receiving as well as the encouraging response to
> the spammer that someone might read what they sent... ... but
> <image.png>
> And I also found this one and flipped it to "Discard"...
> <image.png>
>
> Cheers,
> Björn
>
> On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 12:59 PM Bjoern Kimminich <
> bjoern.kimminich at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> am I the only one or is this a generic issue on all mailing lists at the
>> moment? For me with <10 subscribers and almost no usage of the mailing list
>> for Juice Shop versus this amount of spam is not worth it. Is there
>> anything that can be done to stop this before it even reaches the mailing
>> list admin?
>>
>> <image.png>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Björn
>>
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