Posts tagged with ‘Mailwasher’

Comment Spam Revisited

March 8, 2010

For no reason …other than a try-out and also the current anti-spam plugins miss the odd bit of comment spam, I’ve now switched off TanTanNoodles’ Spam filter and am giving WP-SpamFree another try plus another plugin, AVH.  I’ve left Akismet running regardless. WP-SpamFree This now promises a lot, so it’s worth another shot.  Two years […]

Goodbye Bollochio?

July 29, 2009

Bollochio: an Introduction In an effort to test the spam un-subscription services of the spammers, I’ve decided to try and remove Bollochio, my nom-de-spam for some of the Utah-based scam-meisters, as detailed here, google-revolution-different-name-same-scam , for instance. The first occurence of Bollochio that I chose to report on is here: http://…google-revolution-…comment-1779 which was the webreviewagency.com […]

Google Revolution, Different Name, Same Scam!

June 16, 2009

Introduction My email spambuster Mailwasher Pro is doing overtime since I posted my investigation into Google Treasure Chest and the Robert G Allen Grants swindle. In this second investigation, I showed how the email spam system links the various scam systems together. That is: By signing up for one sytem, I started receiving email spam […]

Robert G Allen, Grants, and a Credit Card Slimeball

May 6, 2009

Introduction This is a small investigation into mail lists and scammy companies.  Some companies are fine, but I always go by the adage to judge a man by the company he keeps.  This shows how lists spread far beyond their initial purpose when you sign up for something.  It also shows how the privacy policies […]

Spam Disguised as Windows Live

January 21, 2009

Below is the plain text of an email spam I got today.  I always view as plain text and all my messages are spam checked, in various ways.  Some POP3 stuff comes in via Mailwasher Pro, which I’ve mentioned before; other stuff I forward through gmail and use the spam filters in there, which are […]