Re: Curious "spam" (or broken viral payload)...

From: John Washington (
Date: 01/09/03

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    > So, all things considered, am I:
    > 1. looking at the output from a broken mail worm, or;
    > 2. dealing with a second- or third-rate spammer who just doesn't
    > know what the heck he's spewing out, or;
    > 3. receiving an attempted spam mail through a broken web->mail
    > gateway, or;
    > 4. none of the above?
    One possible addition to the list is a spammer trying to verify (I have
    gotten many messages from spammers selling "verified" e-mail addresses)
    that you are a legit address.

    > and inform them of the time the error occurred,
    I went to the page, and from the looks I would allow the
    possibility that this was an attempt to verify it, and more oddly on the
    front page it has a link with the title "my spam CANCLED" pointing to a
    (seemingly) broken page.

    John Washington

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