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Topic # 113604 22-Jan-2013 06:34 Send private message

Anyone had a huge increase in Spam the last few days? I dont need enlargement or a celebs diet but Im getting many. 

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  Reply # 748580 22-Jan-2013 06:49 Send private message

Yep - big increase and much of it not getting filtered out by spam filter. I thought it might be just me because I recently ordered a set of bathroom scales from Amazon then started getting heaps of weight loss spam. Bloody annoying. Using yahoo/xtra.

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  Reply # 748586 22-Jan-2013 07:24 Send private message

Buying something from Amazon wouldn't get you in third party spammers' list.




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  Reply # 748589 22-Jan-2013 07:39 Send private message

I'm just getting the regular "you need to verify your Runescape account" one, which I've subsequently set up a rule for.

PS. I don't have a Runescape account :P



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  Reply # 748592 22-Jan-2013 07:55 Send private message

Only thing I signed up for(well it crashed and didnt work) was mega.co.nz 

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  Reply # 748601 22-Jan-2013 08:37 Send private message

Oh those CanadianPharmacy spams for viagra!!!!! A N N O Y I N G!!




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Reply # 748627 22-Jan-2013 09:30 Send private message

Started Sunday 20th to my Xtra email address. From very few for last year to about 20 a day getting through Xtra's spam filter now for last 3 days. Back to the bad old days, short term I hope. 

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  Reply # 748632 22-Jan-2013 09:34 Send private message

I'll ask around and see if anyone knows what is going on..

Worth logging a case if it's bugging you enough :)




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  Reply # 748638 22-Jan-2013 09:37 Send private message

freitasm: Buying something from Amazon wouldn't get you in third party spammers' list.


I am sure that's true. Perhaps what I should have said was that I googled for bathroom scales before ordering from Amazon.

However it seems none of that is relevant here because lots of people are getting the spam and I'm sure they didn't google like I did. Coincidental.

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  Reply # 749201 22-Jan-2013 22:45 Send private message

We used to have like 5 max a day. Today it was 30Surprised

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  Reply # 749220 22-Jan-2013 23:44 Send private message

Likewise plenty today/tonight (and migrated to gmail now so its quite obvious when I get hit)

One I even flagged using the yahoomail app and it still held onto it and forwarded (or was a duplicate)

Today was a Mystery Shopper Inc one, appearing from a .edu

One flagged as 'probable spam' and not dealt to, was an Urgent letter from a deaf and lung cancer suffering granny who was left 11m by her hubby who died in a car crash.. uh-huh ;)

And later on your usuall quick route to diplomas

X-Apparently-To: @xtra.co.nz via 124.108.96.84; Mon, 21 Jan 2013 21:19:23 -0800 Received-SPF: pass (domain of mailbox.sc.edu designates 129.252.158.30 as permitted sender)
Y- X-Originating-IP: [129.252.158.30]
Authentication-Results: mta1010.tnz.mail.aue.yahoo.com from=mailbox.sc.edu; domainkeys=neutral (no sig); from=mailbox.sc.edu; dkim=neutral (no sig)
Received: from 127.0.0.1 (EHLO mo6.mail.sc.edu) (129.252.158.30) by mta1010.tnz.mail.aue.yahoo.com with SMTP; Mon, 21 Jan 2013 21:19:21 -0800
Received: from mo6.mail.sc.edu (127.0.0.1) id hvogli0171sq; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:19:16 -0500 (envelope-from <[email protected]>)
Received: from CAE145HUBP01.ds.sc.edu ([172.27.7.168]) by mo6.mail.sc.edu (SonicWALL 7.3.5.6369) with ESMTP; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:19:16 -0500
Received: from 66.83.9.70.nw.nuvox.net (172.27.0.225) by asmtp.mail.sc.edu (172.27.7.168) with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS) id 14.2.328.9; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:17:59 -0500 Message-ID: <E70306B96B564275960B17072F0DED64@FRED> Reply-To: Mystery Shopper Inc <[email protected]> From: Mystery Shopper Inc <[email protected]>

Received-SPF: none (domain of grupotransregio.com does not designate permitted sender hosts)
X-Originating-IP: [84.96.93.161]
Authentication-Results: mta1000.tnz.mail.aue.yahoo.com from=grupotransregio.com; domainkeys=neutral (no sig); from=grupotransregio.com; dkim=neutral (no sig)
Received: from 127.0.0.1 (EHLO bizpsie3.9services.com) (84.96.93.161)
by mta1000.tnz.mail.aue.yahoo.com with SMTP; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:43:32 -0800
Received: from cabdelsol.fr ([109.7.8.10])
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id qwcx1k0170Cz9YV04wixCe; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:43:31 +0100
X-VRSPAM-SCORE: 300.00
X-CMAE-Trial: _id="qwcx1k0170Cz9YV04wixCe" _ipsrc="109.7.8.10"
_cmae_score="100.00" _cmae_ptime="16" _cmae_descr="undefined"
_cmae_reason="v=2.0 cv=JJnlRb2b c=1 sm=1 p=Ry_SS6vxNksA:10
p=RKqEZrOLMl16Vb3c5bkA:9 p=mUWthkuZKR5_Oc4b:21 p=sV2Gf7oeffh5pE7u:21
a=kHn5JaNihW2GdKMZdBhTqw==:17 a=Dyoqhi_TatcA:10 a=-EGMHvQkRKsA:10
a=4xXBoCmAvNQA:10 a=rXZKsSmlCtAA:10 a=8EU9Q7FnrCoA:10 a=Cfj4BQAnxiAA:10
a=gjpr9v_8YwQA:10 a=4CEqjM5xAAAA:8 a=Zo5euW2OAAAA:8 a=lHDqzDOE-YEA:10
a=CjxXgO3LAAAA:8 a=Ft8UYL4EG9YA:10 a=_W_S_7VecoQA:10 a=gRMU2keO8lYA:10
a=Y6BblfR3RI8A:10 a=9eCwGWfDHQ4A:10 a=SCc7T5OfYcWoF2gs:21
a=kHn5JaNihW2GdKMZdBhTqw==:117" _vaas_score="300.00" _vaas_ptime="28"
_vaas_descr="spam"
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From: "Mrs Sabine Lorenz Smith"<[email protected]>
Subject: [Spam Probable]Re: Urgent Letter From Mrs Sabine Smith !!!
Received: from 127.0.0.1 (EHLO infoshare.dk) (117.95.190.162) by mta1009.tnz.mail.aue.yahoo.com with SMTP; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 02:23:22 -0800
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Received: from external.newsubdomain.com ([Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:59:41 +0200]) by mx.reskind.net with ASMTP; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:59:41 +0200
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  Reply # 749227 22-Jan-2013 23:56 Send private message

Yeap I had heard of someone else who was having a deluge of spam coming through from their yahoo / telecom email account.

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  Reply # 749261 23-Jan-2013 07:56 Send private message

How's it looking this morning team? We've flagged this up with Yahoo!, hoping to get it sorted as soon as...




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  Reply # 749272 23-Jan-2013 08:34 Send private message

2x ASB phishing early am so far



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  Reply # 749528 23-Jan-2013 13:21 Send private message

Yeah not to bad only 5ish today

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  Reply # 749655 23-Jan-2013 15:49 Send private message

Our telecom / yahoo clients havent reported any surge,
-but-

The first rule of preventing spam is to never give your email address unless you can shake his hand and look him in the eye.
The second rule allows exceptions for reputable groups or companies that you can trust, and would recieve  public embarasment if they leaked your email address to a 3rd party.




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