We did not mail this person. Odds are some spoofed mail was sent as root@attrition. We replied to their reply anyway given the wonderful disclaimer included..
From: boonyew.tan (email@example.com) To: root[at]attrition.org Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 17:38:09 +0800 Subject: Hi, Hi, I will be away on business trip during the period from 24-27 Sept and would have limited internet access. For urgent matters, kindly contact my mobile number +6012 385 3980. Thank you Thanks & Regards, Tan Boon Yew Regional Sales Manager Attrix Tech Sdn Bhd ********** DISCLAIMER *************** The information contained in or attached to this message is intended only for the people it is addressed to. If you are not the intended recipient (or responsible for delivery of the message to such person), any use, disclosure or copying of this information is unauthorised and prohibited. The information contained in or attached may be confidential or subject to legal privilege. Please advise the sender immediately if you or your employer do not consent to Internet email for messages of this kind. It is not the expressed view of our Company unless that is clearly stated. The Company does not accept liability for any virus damage caused by this message.
From: security curmudgeon (jericho[at]attrition.org) To: firstname.lastname@example.org Cc: email@example.com Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 09:59:18 +0000 (UTC) Subject: Hi, (fwd) I am notifying you as per your disclaimer, that I do not consent to Internet email for messages of this kind. Since I am notifying you per your request, any future mails of this kind will be considered malicious and all correspondence will be posted to our web site, and a complaint filed with your ISP. Replying to this mail or sending further email will denote your consent to subscribe to all mail lists hosted by attrition.org. Since your company does not accept liability for any virus damage caused by messages you send to attrition.org, we will not accept liability for any virus damage caused by messages sent to attrix.com, which may be plentiful. Further, since attrix.com does not accept responsibility for malicious and illegal activity from your domain (specifically, sending viruses via e-mail), attrition.org will not accept responsibility for any malicious or illegal activity originating from our domain (including but not limited to, viruses, trojans, spam, phishing or social engineering attempts). Reading this mail denotes your full acceptance and agreement to these terms.