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Interesting Phishing Technique

I got contacted today with a non-form e-mail from a person offering a partnership which would “highly increase your context advertisement block (adsense) earnings” on 10MinuteMail. Essentially saying that they could increase my ad revenue, and would do that for a share of the increased revenue.

Which sounds good as I was wondering if there […]

By | 2017-05-18T15:15:55+00:00 March 24th, 2010|10MinuteMail, Security, Spam|17 Comments

Spammers using a Thesaurus?

My wife received an interesting spam comment on her blog. At first glance it looked like it was just written by someone with an awful grasp of the English language, but then I realized that some of the words were just synonyms that didn’t actually work in context.

Take a look at the comment:

Hi. Very […]

By | 2017-05-18T15:15:55+00:00 March 16th, 2010|Spam|3 Comments

SpamCop RBL is Blocking Several Facebook Mail Servers

If you are using the SpamCop realtime block list as part of your anti-spam measures, be warned that they appear to be blocking several legitimate Facebook mail servers.

I’ve seen them blocking the following Facebook mail server IPs:

  • 69.63.178.169
  • 69.63.178.172
  • 69.63.178.175

Presumably there’s a whole block of IPs that SpamCop is blocking. Since I like to get e-mail from […]

By | 2010-03-08T13:29:49+00:00 March 8th, 2010|Spam|0 Comments