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Re: Why do so few mail providers support Port 587?

  • From: just me
  • Date: Fri Feb 25 17:26:53 2005

On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Frank Louwers wrote:

  The trick is to config port 587 in such a way that it ONLY accepts
  smtp-auth mail, not regular smtp.
  
  That way, virii/spam junk won't be able to use that port.

What are you, stupid? The spammers have drone armies of machines 
with completely compromised operating systems. What makes you think 
that their mail credentials will be hard to obtain?  

matt ghali

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