[TAG] Question: Purpose of some spam messages?
ben at linuxgazette.net
Sun Feb 25 05:05:52 MSK 2007
On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 12:53:13PM -0800, Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> On Thu, 01 Feb 2007, Benjamin A. Okopnik wrote:
> > If you have one of these emails handy, and could make it available by
> > posting it somewhere and providing a link, I'd like to examine it.
> This kind of spam is really quite rare but here is an example:
I suspect that it's a broken attempt by a spammer that didn't quite work
out - much like the ones titled "[VAR114]" (or something similar) that
end up in my spambucket. Spammers don't do their experiments in a
sandbox; their crap, whether successful (i.e., carrying their payload)
or not, ends up scattered all over the Net.
* Ben Okopnik * Editor-in-Chief, Linux Gazette * http://LinuxGazette.NET *
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