[SURBL-Discuss] Software spam with recently registered (fake?) sender domains

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Sun Sep 12 11:28:08 CEST 2004


>>> Previously software spammers used all kinds of fake sender domains, but non
>>> they had registered themselves and not specifically recently registered
>>> ones. Has anyone else noticed this and has any thoughts about it?

>> Since more and more large servers are using SPF they got stuck a little
>> there. A lot are also publishing SPF records in DNS now, that might be
>> the reason they use self controlled domains now. If thats true we are
>> pushing them in the right direction ;)

> Yes, but how can they avoid advertising a URI?  Hehe....  ;-)

Well, good examples are the generic stock info spams, we all have seen 
them i guess. OR the college spam with only a phone number...


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