Dictionary Attack

Here’s an example of someone trying to find valid email addresses on a particular domain. In this case, there ARE NO VALID ADDRESSES because the client doesn’t use any. It all gets wildcard forwarded to me.

Here are the addresses spammed, all sent from fictitious individuals …

Advertising@
Accounts@
Accounting@
Home@
Contact@
Support@
Mail@
Majordomo@
Sales@
Webmaster@
Billing@
Admin@
Help@
Info@

So you may want to think twice about using any of these, instead of JPeterson@ or salesdept@ or something more obscure.

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