Is this spam or what?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by meneer, May 5, 2004.

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  1. meneer

    meneer Registered Member

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    My Spamassassin and K9 missed this one... It looks like a reply to a worm mail (and I almost deleted it as such), but it sure looks like spam to me:
     
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    sig Registered Member

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    Certainly looks like Spam to me also. Who's the "we" allegedly recommending BulletProof?
     
  3. meneer

    meneer Registered Member

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    I don't know we :)
    It's sent from h4host at h4host.com, that's all. They look like a hosting provider.
     
  4. Paranoid2000

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    Yes, it's the virus-scanner response spam! Designed to make a bad problem worse (the overloading of servers by email viruses) some scanners even go so far as to return the virus infected attachment. Since so many viruses use spoofed return addresses, this is pretty ineffectual and when a plug for the software is included - well I would be tempted to forward it on to BulletProof with a note thanking them for showing you how dumb their software really is. :D
     
  5. optigrab

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    Astonishing!
    :eek: How on Earth could anyone justify this practice?
     
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