Fake backup MX

Written by vidarlo on 20081106 in english and security and software with no comments.

I have two hosts as MX for the domain bitsex.net – m.juicedhost.net and juicedhost.net. Good practice would be to configure both to act as MX for that domain, but I never got around to configuring the MX with the lowest priority, juicedhost.net, to relay mail for bitsex.net. Maybe as well. Even when the highest priority […]

Spam, spam, lovely spam.

Written by vidarlo on 20080929 in english and rants and security with 2 comments.

I don’t know what struck me, but around noon today spam literaly poured in. I’ve set kmail to check my mail every 10 minutes, which usually means there’s quite a few, but not extreme amounts of spam. However, around noon today, there was ten times(!) as many e-mails waiting for me as normal. Over 2000 […]