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Fix for PHP Mail Form Email Injection Hijack

Posted on September 13th, 2005

Spam is one thing, but hijacking form mail scripts and spoofing other people’s domains and email is downright wrong. We need tough(er) penalties against these guys.

Lately our customers and ourselves had been receiving hundreds of emails sent from the forms on our sites. All form fields were filled out with email addresses from the domain in which it was sent. After checking the headers it was found that most had a BCC address of .

After a little research, and a heads up by a fellow website designer in our area, it looks like this automated hijack is going to become a very big and widespread problem.

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