|"rule #1": Spammers lie||The History of Spam & Monty Python's Spam sketch ( sources: Dan Garcia's Spam Homepage & spam.abuse.net's "Other Voices" )||Clean My PC|
What is Spam?
General Questions and Answers about Spam
One Definition of Spam.
More Anti-Spam Sites
Anti-Spam Tips & Help.
You can Fight Spam!
An introduction to spam
& spam filtering techniques [by Jon Kagstrom]
Spam Tips & Help
(src: Barracuda Networks)
Stopping e-mail abuse
Do you know how to forward email ?
News: McColo - Cyber Crime USA (.pdf): (source: http://hostexploit.com) Quotes, "After a couple of years of playing a shell game with security researchers, spam giant McColo Corp. was finally disconnected [Nov08.] Hosting major operations related to porn, credit card theft, fraud and other nefarious criminal activities, McColo posed as a legitimate corporate entity and conducted its business operations in Silicon Valley. On a global level, McColo is reportedly accountable for anywhere from 50 to 75 percent of all spam activity on the planet.
Forward spam or fraud e-mail messages to:
and from SpamLinks.net:
Spam reporting, tracing, research spammers, spam scams
Chain Letter Fraud, Electronic Ephemera, Hoaxes, Jokes, Rumors, Urban Legends
"I Hate Spam" Click a speaker or play button to hear.
Related: How to detect, clean, and prevent PC infections using free or shareware programs
and when reporting spam, forward it to the sender's ISP "abuse@ address" (maybe found using IPNetInfo below), try to include the message's "header information"
>>> How to " reveal the full-headers in many of the popular email programs and include it when reporting."
>>> eMail headers How to get full headers in 56+ different eMail programs.
and a free utility IPNetInfo to find all available information about an IP address:
download w/uninstall option or in .zip (from NirSoft)
see an output example
video source: http://www.videojug.com/film/what-is-spam
Viruses, Hackers & Spam:What Is Spam?
|general, all spam --|
|· California Attorney General: ***||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|· LightSpeed filtering, Inc.:||email@example.com|
|· SpamCop (a world wide monitor):||register free for forwarding address|
|· SpamRecycle (to Congress, FTC, spam filterers):||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|· TrendMicro (http://subwiz.trendmicro.com/SubWiz/spam_mail-Form.asp):||email@example.com|
|email specific, phishing/pharming spam --|
|fraud, stock/banking, investment, money scams; e.g. Nigerian 419 --|
|· NASD: stock or investment firstname.lastname@example.org|
|· U.S. Federal Trade Commission:||email@example.com|
|· U.S. Secret Service:||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|· U.S. Securities Exchange Commission:||email@example.com|
|unsolicited Commercial E-Mail, Junk E-Mail, phishing/pharming spam --|
|abusive, threats, impersonating -- (see note below)|
Protecting Yourself Against Internet Fraud: A Common-Sense Guide, from http://www.cars.com is at More Fraud Awareness Tips .."PC World article"
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