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Email address found but don't know how

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by keat63, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. keat63

    keat63 Well-Known Member

    Nov 20, 2014
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    I have a personal domain for my boss.
    While he's out of the country he wants to see the orders from our commercial web site, so i configured a forward rule.

    Any email which sent to "" forward to has 2 email addresses.
    His personal one and weborders.
    weborders@hisdomain isn't advertised anywhere, its purely a repository.
    And is only about 6 weeks old.

    Running a mail delivery report on '' shows emails going to weborders, some of which are spam.

    No other email addresses have been spoofed.
    So how did they find
    I don't buy that they could have guessed it, otherwise, i'd be seeing failed emails going to sales@, admin@ or info@.

    Running a delivery report on one of the spam senders, shows that it sent to other email addresses, but none of which should have resulted in a forward.

    Again, i'm convinced that there is some sort of email harvesting hack.

    Both domains are on the same server by the way.
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    You may want to consult with a qualified system administrator to have the server reviewed to determine if it's been hacked if that's what you suspect is happening.

    Thank you.
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