Resolve Joomla! Spam Mail Relay

Currently all Joomla (including 1.5.22 and 1.6 versions) are vulnerable to a serious spam relay problem as described in the official Joomla site.

There are 2 ways to resolve the problem:

1. The easiest way is to temporarily disable this feature by simply renaming the component directory JOOMLA_INSTALL/components/com_mailto/. Simply rename it to JOOMLA_INSTALL/components/com_mailtoNOT_USED.

2. The second way is to try installing a captcha. Even though this will not entirely resolve the problem it will slow down mass email sending.

This Joomla Spam issue is very serious and we are looking forward to an official solution.

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