[CQ-Contest] Spam via Contesting.com address

Dave Pascoe davekm3t at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 07:17:52 EST 2017


It should get better. The issue was that we had to redirect incoming mail
away from the usual spam filtering appliance since it was undergoing a data
center move.

An aside...if you ever posted , even once, with your email address....it's

Dave KM3T

On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 5:04 PM, Pete Smith N4ZR <n4zr at comcast.net> wrote:

> Is anyone else with a contesting.com alias getting a sudden flurry of
> spam?  The messages purport to come from well-known retailers like Sears,
> Kohl's, Costco, etc., and try to get you to complete a survey or otherwise
> click on links in the e-mail.  The tip-off is that the "from" e-mail
> address is different each time and something completely unrelated,
> typically what sounds like a small business address.
> I don't know if someone hacked contesting.com and got its list of
> aliases, or if it's just me.  It's not as if I've been secretive about the
> alias, and I've had it for a long time.
> --
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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