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Re: [vox] Re: OT (SPAM) "Someone you know has a crush on you!"
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Re: [vox] Re: OT (SPAM) "Someone you know has a crush on you!"

I wonder... how did you get on their spam list yourself?  Maybe someone
does have a crush on you.

-Mark :)

On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Ken Bloom wrote:

> >
> >
> >Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2002 09:11:06 -0700 (PDT)
> >From: ME <dugan@passwall.com>
> >To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> >Subject: [vox] OT (SPAM) "Someone you know has a crush on you!"
> >Reply-To: vox@lists.lugod.org
> >
> >How many of you have gotten e-mail messages like this?
> >(at bottom)
> >
> I've gotten messages from a similar service called "CrushLink". Never
> did figure out who it was that sent it, but in the process I sent a
> couple of cryptic "you have a crush" messages to a couple of girls.
> >
> >Next, I did a traceroute to find their next door neighbor to get to
> >me. Found that hostname, and tried to see if their postmaster, root,
> >admin, abuse, administrator, info or help users had a crush on me.
> >
> >I tracked to the backbone ISP and included them. Next I included other
> >people who may have crushes on me like the president, bill gates, some
> >other happy people, then I included what may have been an open relay used
> >to send the message. Also included some other spammer's mail servers
> >reverse lookup DNS/MX. I think I have run out of people who probably have
> >crushes on me.
> >
> >
> There's a reason that spamcop exists. To save you from having to do all
> of these searches yourself.
> Nonetheless, I still haven't figured out what it is you're trying to
> figure out.
> >
> >----- Forwarded message from Send A Crush <editor-4854@eros.rbmailsource.com> -----
> >
> >Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 14:42:06 PDT
> >From: Send  A  Crush <editor-4854@eros.rbmailsource.com>
> >To: Mike Egan <cotman@sonic.net>
> >Subject: Someone you know has a crush on you!
> >
> >SendACrush!
> >
> >Someone you know has anonymously sent you this email to let you know they
> >have a crush on you.
> >
> >If you can guess their email, we'll tell you if you're right!
> >
> >Click here to find out who likes you!
> >http://www.sendacrush.com/valida.cfm?pemail=cotman@sonic.net&pvcode=19420328
> >
> >If you can't click on the link, cut and past the line below into your browser's address bar:
> >http://www.sendacrush.com/valida.cfm?pemail=cotman@sonic.net&pvcode=19420328
> >
> >
> >
> >To prevent SendACrush users from sending you crush emails, click here:
> >
> >http://www.sendacrush.com/block.cfm
> >
> >----- End forwarded message -----
> >
> >
> >
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