Spoofed address

Subject: Spoofed address
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Sat, 22 Jul 1995 02:38:04 -0700

>Join me by sending a similar letter to POSTMASTER -at- IN -dot- THE -dot- FORMER -dot- USSR -dot- UA

Many years ago, long before the Soviet Union collapsed, someone sent out an
April Fools Day message purporting to be from someone in the Kremlin. I
don't remember the address, which was in the bang-bang style of the day, but
I remember it had a segment like ...moscvax!kremvax!ivanov.

Apparently it's pretty easy to send messages with phony addresses. ...RM

Richard Mateosian http://www.c2.org/~srm/ President, Berkeley STC
Freelance Technical Writer srm -at- c2 -dot- org Review Editor, IEEE Micro


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