On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 04:29 -0400, Ben Brentlinger wrote: > it could be that the person whom you tried email has reached the quota > on their inbox. It's also possible that the person you tried emailing > gave you a fake email address and it's also possible that your domain > might be hosted on a cheap hosting account with a company that has been > known for other people using their service to host websites that have a > bulk mailing script meant for sending spam. The possibility to what > could be going on are endless, but out of all the possibilities I can > think of, I can't imagine a spammer hijacking your site to send malware > from it being one of the more likely possibilities especially if you > have a hosting account with cpanel, which is harder to gain unauthorized > access to a cpanel hosting account than it is to gain access to a web > server's FTP, especially if you allow public FTP uploads to the site, > that can be a breading ground for hackers to upload a password sniffing > script onto your site via FTP that would track back to their server, > which would allow them to hack into your website. Cheap, no name > webhosting companies are more likely breading grounds for those kinds of > shady charachters.
You must be one of them, because using scare tactics and lies to sell hosting plans is shady dude and thats exactly what your doing. > If you have an account with one of those no name > companies, I'd recommend changing webhosts immediately, otherwise, you > should be ok. If you do, though, and you're not sure who to switch to, > I'd recommend hostgator > <http://secure.hostgator.com/%7Eaffiliat/cgi-bin/affiliates/clickthru.cgi?id=BenBrent>. > > > > They're not as big as 1&1 or Godaddy, but there one of the biggest > webhosting companies that use cpanel. I wouldn't recommend any > webhosting company that doesn't use cpanel because anything else is > either harder to use, not as secure or both. -- Blessings David M. -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php