[mythtv] Spam originating from my email address

Peter Bennett pgbennett at comcast.net
Sat Jun 25 22:30:39 UTC 2016

On 06/25/2016 04:48 PM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-06-25 at 16:19 -0400, Peter Bennett wrote:
>> There is spam coming from pgbennett at comcast.com, including to
>> webmaster at mythtv.org. It is not from me. I don't know where it is
>> coming
>> from, somebody is spoofing my email address.
> That is what SPF is for.  Surely Comcast are employing it.  If they are
> and the spam is still making it through sites that use it to verify
> senders, then the spammer is also on Comcast and you should be able to
> report it to Comcast for action.
> A look at the headers will make it obvious if that is what is going on
> or not.  If the spammer isn't on Comcast, anyone getting spam forged
> from you needs to also employ SPF.
> b.

It is clearly not coming from comcast. It is going to mythtv wiki,
linkedin and my former employer.. I think they all rejected it as spam.

IronPort-PHdr: 9a23:giC8SB1bB/bo3e91smDT+DRfVm0co
X-SBRS: -1.4
X-IronPort-Anti-Spam-Filtered: true
X-IPAS-Result: A2D24gDR4m5XVmXAX8oXAj0GgnBOVn2C
Subject: [SUSPECTED SPAM] it's so unusual
X-IronPort-AV: E=Sophos;i="5.26,528,1459828800";
Received: from unknown (HELO rwxc.com) ([])
  by fvipsab05.cogeco.net with ESMTP; 25 Jun 2016 16:05:01 -0400
From:  <pgbennett at comcast.net>
To: "LinkedIn Updates" <messages-noreply at linkedin.com>, "LinkedIn"
 <notifications-noreply at linkedin.com>, "MythTV Official Wiki"
 <wiki at mythtv.org>, "OPEN ATTACH" <wwwwww.16 at outlook.com>, "Pega Picks"
 <pegasolutions at pega.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:05:05 +0300
Message-ID: <0000823f7cc2$e5076b41$427567b0$@comcast.net>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook 15.0
Thread-Index: AdHH8D3/we98urvviaaBFNyX3DgR5w==
Content-Language: en-us

This is a multipart message in MIME format.

Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

I thought you might like the stuff I found by chance, it seems so
exciting and unusual, please take a look here
Yours faithfully, pgbennett at comcast.net

More information about the mythtv-dev mailing list