Spam Emails

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  1. whitedragon551

    whitedragon551 Registered Member

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    Anyone know where I can sign up for spam emails from a legitimate source? I have recently changed from Thunderbird to TheBat! with the AntispamSniper plugin and I want to get it trained.
     
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    try ashampoo- some free offer of their software-

    avanquest- same

    sign up for some weekly promo offers from newegg.com, frys and tigerdirect stores
     
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    Those arent spam. Those are weekly newsletters. Im talking Nigerian 419, Cialis, Viagra, etc.
     
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    Bit of a contradiction in terms... spam email and legitimate source.
     
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    Not really. Sort of like a collection of spam emails like the MDL for malware links. Its a legitimate source, but indexes sketchy and harmful material.
     
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    You don't have to signup for those :argh:
     
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    Spam messages with AntiSpam Sniper can be either whitelisted or blacklisted based on a bunch of different criteria. The way a message is written will allow you to mark it as spam or not. Thats why Im looking for them. I want to train it with atleast 1000 different emails. If not then Ill just start collecting them now for future purposes.
     
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    then put your whole email address in this thread - like happywhitedragon@yahoo.com or whatever it is...

    do that in several forums where you can post and you will get spams pretty soon- maybe 24-48 hours
     
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    Sounds like you want to receive spam which you're not currently receiving so that you can 'train' your e-mail client to not receive the spam you're not currently receiving. . . . .
     
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    Sometimes I find myself on the receiving end of a bunch of spam after emailing a new acquaintence or business associate. I've had it happen where the deluge of spam was so noticeable afterwards, that I was left to believe that the person I had emailed had an infection that was harvesting every entry in their address book, or every addy in the Inbox.

    So the OP might think about sending emails to lots of people who he doesn't ordinarily converse with, and who are not "techies". There's a decent chance he'll get spam in return. :)

    If you feel this scenario is credible, and you have a couple of boxes, perhaps you could download infections onto one of them, then send email to it from the other. o_O
     
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    If such a place existed (where you could "sign up" for spam), then a bunch of people would be signing up folks they didn't like to receive spam. That's probably why the place you are looking for doesn't exist.
     
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    I think you have a valid point.....(ROFLMAO!)
     
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    ... and if there was such a place, (a website that caused actual spam to be sent to someone), then listing it's URL here would be against TOS, the same as listing any malware, warez or similar website would be. So, no one could post the answer here without violating the forum rules, if such a website even existed.

    So, no website (rogue, illegal or spammer owned) links or lists in answer to this thread, clickable or otherwise!
     
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    One other approach is to see whether your ISP's filters permit you to adjust how strictly your own account's incoming mail is treated. In addition to permitting user-specific whitelist and blacklist entries, mine also has a sliding-scale severity adjustment which can be set at a number of levels, ranging from accept-almost-everything to block-almost-everything.

    I use Thunderbird, and have it set to learn my spam-definition preferences, probably similar to what you've got. My ISP's filters are good enough that it's very rare for Thunderbird to have to make its own decision.
     
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    If I understand you correctly, you are looking for spam mails to add to your spam folder. Take a look here. Down at the very bottom you'll see "Spam E-Mails zum lernen vom Bayes Filter". There are six sets of spam mails you can download, altogether 2581. According to the "Tipps" part of the site, 1000 good mails and 1000 spam mails should be enough to get a Bayesian filter going in the right direction. Hope that helps.
     
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    Johnny exactly what Im looking for and in the format I need.

    Im going to import them to a fresh Gmail account with just the 2500 Spam emails. From there Ill import them from the pop3 Gmail account to my main IMAP Gmail account and mark them as spam there. Ill save a log file as well as import them to a spam only folder. If anyone is interested in the collection...Well you know where to find it.
     
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    If you add 2500 of these spam mails you should get pretty good results. This is definitely better than sorting out spam for months to train the filter :eek:
     
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    They have all been added and I didnt sign up for any spam. ;)
     
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    This thread was kind of like a short novel. A graveling debut, fastly followed by a short but gradual mounting in intrigue, all spiked of some threatening chef's danger warning signals and lifesaving spikes of humouristic zestes. With an orgasmic peek near the end: stop the presses, the solution was suddenly bring by a salutarian alien. Thread soluted. Salute:)!

    Copyright goes to Wilders & Company.
     
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    What ever works. Got it all trained and ready to go. Im fairly certain TheBat is one of the greatest clients of all time.
     
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    I couldn't agree more ruinebabine :D ...it was an enthralling story, and altogether interesting, informative and a "bit of a giggle" also. When you read
    the first line you're probably not quite sure what to think! It's a "pageturner".
     
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