[thelist] emails with nothing in the To: field

Webmaster webmaster at archetype-it.com
Fri Mar 15 09:34:01 CST 2002

At 15:10 15/03/2002 +0000, you wrote:
>I occasionally get emails from people that I don't know where there is
>nothing in the To; field. Even if I look at the internet headers there is
>nothing there about whom it was sent to. How can this be?? Am I getting
>spammed or is it the result of a mailer worm or does the sender have a
>clever trick?

They're probably just putting all the recipients in the BCC field (thus
able to send mail to several people without revealing all the addresses).


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