[SpamCop-List] Re: Body-less spam
spamfilter at satchell.net
Mon Jan 19 20:50:50 EST 2004
On Mon, 19 Jan 2004 22:00:17 -0500, Anti-Spam wrote:
> Spam posted in spamcop.spam.
> There's been some recent discussion about whether
> the body-less spam resulted from bad spamware, or
> trolling for addresses. While I suspect both are
> happening, I just got one, where the header appears
> truncated in mid-field (the Message-id), leading me to
> suspect that there's a fair bit of bad spamware floating
> about. Maybe not so surprising, since it's tough
> enough getting software you want to work, to run
> properly on a machine you control.
I've noticed the same thing, and decided to do a little investigation.
Now, I haven't had enough of the things to put together a curve, but one
thing I notice right away was the truncation length:
Suggest anything to you? Like a broken PPPOE implementation?
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