Administrators of e-mail systems based on Microsoft's Exchange might have spammers using their servers to send unsolicited bulk e-mail under their noses, a consultant warned this week.
Aaron Greenspan, a Harvard University junior and president of consulting company Think Computer, published a white paper Thursday detailing the problem, discovered when a client's server was found to be sending spam. Greenspan's research concluded that Exchange 5.5 and 2000 can be used by spammers to send anonymous e-mail. He says even though software Microsoft provides on its site certifies that the server is secure, it's not.
I don't normally like to highlight security vulnerabilities, no matter how confident I am in the Lotus Notes/Domino model.  This one, though, seems like a "duh" to me...
Link: CNET: Mail server flaw opens Exchange to spam >

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