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Making email appear to be from a different sender?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Roparadise, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. Roparadise

    Roparadise BANNED BANNED

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    I need to send some emails out for a client of mine,but I want the people thinking that the emails were sent from the client and not me.
     
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    Will a email delivery service such as sendgrid do what I need?
     
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    The most important part is the headers and sender IP. Are they in a different country?

    Are they giving you password access on their smtp servers? You could always spoof their address, but if they have domainkeys and dkim set up on their server, you may go straight to the spam folder if you're spoofing and not actually originating from their server.

    Not sure how familiar you are with smtp, but if they give you a login to their email servers it's as simple as configuring your Mail client with their information.
     
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    The SMTP protocol "trusts" the sender of the email to say what the originating address is "MAIL FROM <email-address>", you can set it to whatever you want e.g. "bill.gates...". Consequently anti-spam techniques now examine the originating IP address, check if it resolves to the same domain as the given address etc. Sender-policy framework (SPF) is another technique which declares a whitelist of IP addresses that are allowed to send mail from any given domain.

    While you can easily do this yourself, it may be a lot easier to bite the bullet and use SendGrid, Mandrill etc. you will probably get higher inbox/delivery rates and both services are pretty cheap.
     
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    i'm not a big mailer, but here you can download a php mass/bulk mailer script (scroll down, it has a free version) with spoofing capabilities:
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    http://www.uklahouse.com/mass-bulk-emailer.php
    the demo site is not working now, but i used it with success in the past
     
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    Login to the SMTP server like in the example at the link given above. I use Swift Mailer for all my PHP e-mailing. However, you could also use an SMTP relay like Elastic Email and set up the domain DNS keys so that you can send e-mail from a desktop software, but that's usually only necessary if you want to send bulk e-mails and/or sending many e-mails would slow down the client's server.
     
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    I can suggest thesmtp. i've used it a while ago and found it a credible service.

    Best of luck :)