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Re: Re: mailman email harvester
From: J b <modperlpants () yahoo com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 10:47:10 -0800 (PST)

Take a look at the date of that report. That it's from almost TWO
YEARS ago! The spammer/anti-spammer arms race began a long time ago,
and will only get worse.

I've seen numerous harvesters with randomized User-Agent strings
crawling a mail archive of mine, even though all output is filtered
through Apache::AntiSpam. They are NOT stopped by simple, obvious
regexps. Obfuscation is trivially easy to identify and defeat.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Korn [davek_throwaway () hotmail com] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2005 9:53 AM
To: full-disclosure () lists netsys com
Cc: mailman-developers () python org; bugtraq () securityfocus com
Subject: [Full-disclosure] Re: mailman email harvester

  Yes, but no spammers actually do so.  For experimental proof of
this
claim,

http://www.cdt.org/speech/spam/030319spamreport.shtml


                
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