[Techtalk] help! what kind of hack is this?

Maria Blackmore mariab at cats.meow.at
Mon May 26 02:36:43 EST 2003

On Sun, 25 May 2003, Kai MacTane wrote:

> This is a really weird message. The X-Originating-IP: header is usually a 
> Hotmail thing, although there's no reason anyone else can't use one as 
> well. The IP address listed in that header doesn't have a reverse lookup, 
> but it doesn't match bratgrrl.com's at all.

It appears to be Bolivian

> The Return-Path: and Message-ID: headers indicate that this message 
> actually got its start on janus.affordablehost.com, not on bratgrrl.com.

I have reason to believe that janus.affordablehost.com is the real name of
the machine that bratgrrl.com resides upon.

> I think the X-Script-URL: header is probably falsified.

In my previous email, I have verified this URL.

As I said, it's probably Carla's host trying to be "helpful"

It's all good fun, really.


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