Re: Spam targeting email@example.com
- Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:31:46 +0100
- From: Sven Joachim <svenjoac@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Spam targeting firstname.lastname@example.org
On 2018-02-21 17:48 +0100, Georg Faerber wrote:
> Just to let people know: Recently, there has been quite some spam with
> identical content sent to different bugs, project and team mailing
> lists, etc. That's bad, but what's even more worse is that this spam now
> gets send to email@example.com (see  for an example), in fact closing
> bug reports.
That's not a new phenomenon, it has been happening for many years:
> Just pointing this out here to make people aware and (maybe) to discuss
> what could be done regarding this.
Apart from restricting access to the BTS (which I think nobody really
wants), the answer is to train the spam filters. In fact, I am quite
surprised that the current spam wave has been lasting for so long, those
messages should be quite easy to filter out.