Internal Medicine Review, Dylan Fazel, Reni Koen, “Lisseth Tovar”, “Kateryna Bielka”, ke-i.org, internalmedicinereview.org, zel.li

This is really just a pointer to a blog article published elsewhere on the topic of an annoying Swiss spammer apparently based in Latin America.

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Challenge/response backscatter is spam in itself

Attention all cPanel users.

https://www.soho-uk.com/whmcs/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=134

http://forums.jaguarpc.com/news-announcements/14285-boxtrapper-challenge-response.html

These posts are about ten years old, yet we still keep receiving boxtrapper spam.

We list it as spam. False accusations about forged sender addresses having sent spam are the only type of spam we list that isn’t Scientific Spam proper. This software (these types of software, including Spam Arrest, misconfigured amavisd-new, etc.) should simply not exist at all.

(RESOLVED) Annex Publishing Group

Endurance (webhostbox.net) did the right thing and suspended the domain names and all services for a variety of Annex Publishers domain names and websites so that IP addresses that had sent Annex Publishers spam could be delisted.

Thank you.

ESCALATION LISTING: Benchmark Email and TargetMol

We’ve reported TargetMol to Benchmark Email several times on Twitter and in email ever since we first listed them two weeks ago. We haven’t received a response.

$ check targetmol.com
targetmol.com A 127.0.1.2 TXT "[TARGETMOL] Do you know TargetMol? -Yes, you are spammers, we know you now. [email protected] 20160420"

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Happy Birthday, Scientific Spam

We started the operation on March 4, 2014, so it has been two years and a day. Thank you all who are listening and who are helping.

Adoption seems to be picking up. At the moment, daily lookups are in the two million range for bl.scientificspam.net and slightly over three million for rhsbl.scientificspam.net. During all of 2015 the RHSBL fielded 400M requests and the BL about 175M. In comparison, the monthly totals for January and February 2016 were 100M/month for RHSBL and 50M/month for BL, so we will be surpassing our 2015 figures by the end of April.

We appreciate the trust you are placing in us.

With love from The Internets, Rocket Scientists