[SURBL-Discuss] Spam dispersed across multiple messages

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Wed May 11 02:52:28 CEST 2005

On Tuesday, May 10, 2005, 3:32:24 PM, Matthew Wilson wrote:
> Has anyone seen any spams that use two (or more) messages to catch the
> recipient's eye?  

> E.g.:  The first message has cutesy CSS-obfuscated text and maybe a
> graphic or two, and informs/commands the user to watch for the follow-up
> email from the same person and with a certain given catchphrase in the
> subject line

> The second followup message that arrives a minute or two later is
> perhaps marked with an identical From: name (but not an identical from
> address), and perhaps the prophesied catchphrase in the subject line.
> The payload (a URL or phone number or whatever), would be in the body or
> even subject line of the email message.

> Comments?

Haven't seen it myself, but if it has a URI, we can block it.

Jeff C.
Don't harm innocent bystanders.

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