Phishing scam alert

The following fraudulent email was sent to several runbox users today:

From: “Runbox Team” <runbox@nullrunbox.com>
Subject: This Important message is for you!!!

This is most likely a phishing scam trying to obtain logins, so please delete it immediately and DO NOT click on any links in the message. If you have already responded to this email in any way, please change your password immediately, from the main Account page in the webmail.

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Runbox listed by backscatterer.org

Some users may have had mails bounce recently  with an error referring to a blacklist called ips.backscatterer.org, or no clear error at all. This is caused by the sole blacklist runbox’ mailserver IP address is on, which is a list which only blacklists mail servers for handling mail bounces in certain ways. Many other mail servers does it in the same way we do, but our large volume and problems with the IMAP bandwidth quota (now solved) have probably caused us to be on this list on and off for years.

This is NOT a spammer blacklist in other words, and it is irresponsible and uninformed to bounce mails based on any single IP blacklist, but especially this one. And recently, it seems that far more services use this list in such a manner. If your mails have bounced from a domain where you have contacts, we recommend sending them the following link:

http://www.backscatterer.org/?target=usage

We may become delisted as of Oct 12, and will update this post then if so.

UPDATE: We are currently delisted, but will update this post if we are re-listed.

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