[SURBL-Discuss] First attempt to subvert surbl approach ? :)

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Wed Apr 21 18:58:44 CEST 2004

On Wednesday, April 21, 2004, 5:30:37 PM, Simon Byrnand wrote:
> Just browsing through my spam folder and noticed a spam with the following URL:

> http://yahoo-MUNGED.com-EVEN-MORE.collectiza.com-munged/vp9

> (without the -munged of course)

> Looks like they might think that putting yahoo.com on the front will fool a 
> simple parser ? :)

Another possibly is that the spam was keyed to a yahoo.com
user address.  Spammers can customize their messages, including
URIs to detect how successful a particular spam run was or
whether a particular destination email address got through.

Jeff C.

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