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Finding source of spam

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by WalkerYYJ, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. WalkerYYJ

    WalkerYYJ Registered

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    For the past few weeks iv been receiving the odd "message delayed" error for emails which I have not been sending.
    When I go to the WHM mail logs and hunt down some of these emails they are all originating from local host via a user account which is hosting a joomla based site.

    I have to admit I'm a bit of a noob at this but Im guessing this means its originating from a script. How should one go about hunting down the specific script which is causing this issue? I'm assuming there are specific log files I should enable/view/?

    thanks!
     
  2. arunsv84

    arunsv84 Well-Known Member

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    Check the following url and you will get a good idea about this.

    /http://linuxadministrator.pro/blog/?p=139
    Tracing a Spammer in Exim | .:Welcome to Linux Administrator.Pro:.

    Cheers!!!
     
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    Dude, awesome thanks!
     
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    No problem. :)

    Cheers!!!
     
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