Spam to list participants (from openhosting.com & softcom.com)
matt at soliddataservices.com
Tue Apr 29 03:43:50 UTC 2014
Yes I wouldn't tend to agree that this list isn't the community that is
likely to fall for that stuff :) The picture's are just self shots of
naked girls trying to look like real people. Nothing surprising, but
nothing I really want in my inbox ;)
On 4/28/2014 8:40 PM, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:03:03 -0700
> Matt Lager <matt at soliddataservices.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for putting in this legwork and reporting back... I received a
>> few of these today after replying to a thread, and my daughter
>> commonly uses my computer. I was lucky to not have my E-mail sitting
>> open, as they all contained inappropriate pictures. I must pose the
> what are inappropriate pictures?
>> question, do these spam messages work, ever? They must for people to
> I do not know but I have the feeling that the spam comes from hacked
> Windows accounts. I never got this kind of spam via the list but only
> to the address I am using here. After reporting the issue to the owner
> of the IP used for sending the spam out, it stopped until another
> Windows machine got hacked.
>> be sending them. But what's more interesting, is my spam messages
>> didn't contain any links to go somewhere else, although I'm sure if I
>> replied, those links would be on their way.
> It also could be just a test for hacking Windows machine and also a
> test for how long they can be used. The spam as such does not make any
> sense except the girls really only want to find clients. I cannot
> imagine that this will work with e-mail addresses from a list like this.
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