FusionPHP.net - Online Again Now!!!
dave at horsfall.org
Mon Feb 14 02:40:46 PST 2005
On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Colin J. Raven wrote:
> > Just another dirty spammer trick...
> The timing on this was nothing less than eerie because less than an hour
> before that post came over, I'd been sitting on their site reading up on
> FAQ's, forum problem posts etc with a view to installing the 'app. On their
> homepage *was* a notice that they had just come back online after having
> changed provider.
> As you so presciently said, upon reading the post, my reaction *was* indeed;
> "w0000t? eh?". However, the guys that wrote the app seem like eminently
> reasonable sober sensible people, this just didn't sound like their style.
> Thanks for the explanation!
Of course, there is a chance that it was genuine, but the odds are against
it. If you checked the IP address of the sender i.e. when it it the
mailing list server and looked it up in www.openrbl.org you'll probably
find it's an open proxy. I no longer have the post, so I can't tell.
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