Following on from my post a few days ago about EuroSoftware, I had an interesting spam today.
I used “The Complainerator” to automate some abuse mails to see what happened. Well… fortunately I used my old email spam sucker-inner trap as the “from” address, because that’s where today’s spam came to.
Addressed from myself – to me!
This is the message, as seen in plain text via Mailwasher Pro:
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The doomain uvkefqw.cn is our old friends in China. It redirects to a doomain racegrow.com This is at XIN NET TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION again! The nameserveers are at moleculemind.com and the whole caboodle is at Xin Net.
They’ve obviously stripped my email address out, in China, at Xin Net, and then addressed a spam back to myself using my own address to get through the filters. It has to be them as they are the only ones who got some mail from me, using this address, for several months.
In Buddhism, there are no co-incidences.
Funnily enough, the technology news this week has been full of a story about a spam sink set up by computer scientists from University of California, Berkeley and UC, San Diego (UCSD). Interestingly, the false site they set up, or at least the commonly circulated picture of the site is the same as the site that today’s spam points to!!! This is at racegrow.com and has the title of “Canadian Pharmacy”…..This changes depending on how many pages are clicked through.
Because of my typo above, I’m going to call spam domains “doomains” in future.