[SpamCop-List] Re: Why are spammers doing this?
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Sun Sep 12 23:07:55 EDT 2004
"klondike" <none at none.com> wrote in message
news:ci27jo$9ao$1 at news.spamcop.net...
> 1). I have no idea how they did it, how I can even decipher it or even how
> to accurately describe it, but I have received two spams to an e-mail
> address where the spammer managed to put the spamvertised website in a
> "header" and the body of the message below. It appears as if you are views
> two separate e-mails in one window when looking at in my particular e-mail
> It doesn't seem to help them in anyway,but maybe they are trying to keep
> header with the URL from being forwarded to spamcop and only get the body
> reported since that is from a throw away account they don't care about?
> 2). They are embedding urls with my e-mail address. For example, if my
> address is yugoi at dev.null, they put links to http:\\yugoi.com, yugio.net
> yugio.org in there. Are they hoping I own yugio.com and report myself as a
I've gotten a couple of these and reported them all. The parser has told me
*too many links* each time.
I manually go thru ALL the source code of my spams to make a record of them
for indexing and database analysis. The subject always had *browse member
profiles* with images from www moopid com (with the dots in the appropriate
places). The last one had the payload from Photo.to and iDate.to.
If anyone wants to see a sample see:
I manually munge my spam to catch all of these and the multitude of other
places spammers put a name. I have also seen an IMG that loads a php file
for recording the *To:* address. Slimey motherf#$%ers. Use up my time. You
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