[78-L] TEST from the 78-L list manager, reply from Doug Caldwell
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Wed May 7 13:47:36 PDT 2014
oddy - everything seems to have been going smoothly here on Comcast for the
last few days. Just watching and waiting --- hoping not to have to go over
From: 78-l-bounces at klickitat.78online.com
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Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2014 4:04 PM
To: 78-L Mail List
Subject: Re: [78-L] TEST from the 78-L list manager, reply from Lennick
I'm receiving here with no problems but I've given up trying to reestablish
my Yahoo address.
As always, thanks for keeping this flame burning!
On 5/7/2014 3:29 PM, 78-L Mail List in the guise of Ron Fial wrote:
> Looks like my fix for the 78-L bounce problem has caused another more
serious problem so many people are not receiving the list emails. I am
trying to fix this as fast as I can.
> We did have a denial of service attack in the last 24 hours, a server
tried to send email to the list and attempted over and over for about.
250,000 times! I am now am cutting off any sender's server that tries to
send email that rapidly, that means a hacker root-kit program trying to
guess a name and password of a member.
> I apologize for the problems, and will get this fixed or move the 78-L
list to another server with another IP address (we have a bunch to choose
from). The 78-L list has existed since 1992 and originated at Cornell
University. The 78-L server is a public service contribution of Fial
> Regards to all
> Ron Fial 78-L list manager
> my direct email: ron at fial.com
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