[OS X TeX] Lyris List Manager?
bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Jul 28 04:20:16 EDT 2004
Le 28 juil. 04, à 09:45, Ross Moore a écrit :
> Hi Bruno,
> On 28/07/2004, at 5:03 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> Is it just me, or have other posters to this list received in the
>> last few days, shortly after posting, a message from a "Lyris
>> ListManager", with subject "re: your email message" and content:
>> The following lines in your email message did not appear to be
>> Lyris ListManager commands and were skipped:
>> This email message is simply a notification of how Lyris ListManager
>> your email message. If you want to resend your commands, send
>> them to lyris at groups.ittoolbox.com
> I get messages like this frequently, from various email lists
> of which I am *not* a member.
In this case it doesn't seem random, as, starting a few days ago, I am
now receiving one such message, always from Lyris ListManager, as soon
as I post to the OS X TeX list. Gary Gray, whom I contacted, told there
is a Lyris ListManager subscribed to the list, though the subscription
feels a bit suspicious given this ListManager is apparently sending
Your answer tends to indicate this affects only me, not other posters
to this list, right?
But yes, I am also receiving many messages, especially from
virus-scanners, caused by viruses who spoofed my address as the virus
sender. Or requests for confirmation of subscription to lists, to which
I never willingly asked to subscribe.
> BTW, yesterday I got a large increase in spam/junk getting through the
> filters. This included several messages of a type that I'd not seen
> previously. More of these came today.
> Has anyone else noticed a significant increase in junk emails ?
I did not notice any special increase yesterday, apart from the gradual
increase from practically no spam two years ago to the present 30-50
spams per day (actually at my work address the ratio of spam/legitimate
is now practically 10 or 15). Could what you see be caused by the
MyDoom.M virus which was reported to have hit the net badly yesterday
or the day before? Our administrator here has taken the drastic measure
of temporarily rejecting any email message with a .zip attachment, so I
do not see any difference.
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