Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #5695
From: Joe Laffey <joe@laffeycomputer.com>
Subject: Re: Can IP's be forged in SIMS logs?
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 14:11:28 -0600
To: <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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Cerebus D Aardvark <kreme@kreme.com> is suspected of writing the following on
3/31/00 at 11:03 AM :

> Not necessarily.  If the IP address is listed with the domain, then
> the domain is trustworthy.  If the IP address is listed with (HELO
> domain.dom) then the domain MAY be untrustworthy.

Since anyone doing their own DNS can change the reverse mapping you really can't
trust the domain either...

I could set my reverse mapping for my mailserver to bonehead.whitehouse.gov if I
wanted to...


Joseph Laffey
LAFFEY Computer Imaging
St. Louis, MO
http://www.laffeycomputer.com/
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