[tor-relays] Email Blocked by ISP
neel at neelc.org
Fri May 17 00:42:33 UTC 2019
Looking at your email address, you have an ISP assigned email. Unless
you work for Spectrum, you shouldn't use an ISP email account. I'd
advise you either:
* Sign up for a third-party email service like Gmail, Outlook,
ProtonMail, or Tutanota
* If you can maintain one, run your own email server (I do this myself
but many don't recommend it as email servers are complex)
Assuming you have a middle relay, I don't think the relay caused the
email problems. I believe someone hacked your email, whether through a
hacker attacking the Spectrum email server or a virus/malware gaining
access to your email via a browser exploit. Check for this first.
On 2019-05-16 13:31, K. Besig wrote:
> I've run a home relay on and off for several years and recently, for
> the first time, had my email blocked by the ISP rendering it
> impossible to login into my 3rd party mail sever.
> When I contacted support I was informed my email password had been
> reset due to activity that resembled e-bombing/mass mailing. Only
> after submitting to a system scan while the rep waited on the
> phone,was I able to reset my password.
> I moved several months ago and went from a TWC legacy account to a
> Spectrum account.
> Wondering if anything other than lowering my tor bandwidth would keep
> them off my back...
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