Spammers are spoofing my domain as the sender on their e-mails

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  1. Shoji
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    ...and I'm getting bombarded with bouncebacks. :rolleyes:

    Before you ask: No, I do not have a virus. My e-mail has not been compromised. The e-mails are coming from a fake address at my domain and they are not going out to people in my address book. Someone's just spoofing the domain.

    Two concerns:

    1. I don't want to end up on anyone's list of spammer domains.
    2. The bouncebacks. Oy. Hundreds of bounceback e-mails. :rolleyes:

    Any suggestions on anything I can do to combat this? I'm not sure there is much...
     
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    I get it now and then with some of my addresses... there isn't much you can do :(
     
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    Yeah, I couldn't think of anything. Bleh. :(
     
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    as i have, have a backup, and then, have a backup for the backup for the secondary.. in others have 2-4 extra emails acc. on various sites. i have 3 yahoo, 1 ymail, 1 gmail, 1 aol(yuck). (Oh, Yeah, i forgot, 1 with my isp knology) Most of the time, i just use my main yahoo. check the others maybe once a month if i get around to it. Shit, i forgot about the college email and a work e-mail(i had, may have again soon.) Well, if a botnet were to affect all of yahoo, google, but not aol i would be fine until it stopped.

    i'm so internet based, i order pizza online, buy on my stuff online. i wish i could order up the coke(coca-cola) online an have it delivered.
     
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    Um, and this has...what? to do with my domain being spoofed?

    I can filter out the bouncebacks, because they're being sent to fakeemailaddresses@shojisdoman.com and not to my real e-mail address, so that's not really the issue (though I do have to deal with them eventually which sucks). I'm really just sort of wondering if there was anything I could do to clean it up at all and be proactive...like find some way to be able to trace where the spoofing is actually occurring. Probably not, but we do have some clever people on here so I thought I would ask.
     

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