Earlier this month we received our 500,000nd spam message and thanks to our spam filters it was blocked like the many others before.
And the winner is:
Pharmacy online no prescription
sent from San Diego, CA, USA
Please contact us with your company billing address so that we can provide you with a free Duvet-Dayz T-Shirt.
Note: Today our caught spam count has reached 529,211 spam messages received and blocked.
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Everybody who runs a web site or blog knows what I’m talking about – SPAM
To us it is a continuous phenomenon that people are clogging the web with nonsense like this.
Pharmaceuticals, enhancements of your body parts, people doing things in front of cams you name it…
But luckily there is help around and I’m sure almost anybody is using spam filters today. We for example receive an average of about 1,000 smd (spam messages per day) these days – our “record day” was beyond 10,000 – but hey it takes one click and they are gone.
But now there are some new types of messages coming around of which we would like to highlight two:
The first one (pictured below) uses a cop/paste legitimate text from documents or books to look like a normal comment. Well two things: First the text normally is not related to the post – bye-bye. Second, if you have a closer look you might realize that its just cut out from a document…
The second one is potentially more dangerous…
Been away for a few days and getting ready for a trip around the world. So nothing came up here the last days – besides that 15,000 spam messages arrived – thanks again to the enlargement branch and particularly the one page plus spammers. Nevertheless our spam filters continue to work great (only 6 messages [...]
German comix artist “Oezi” has started earlier this month to create a comic a day based on the most extreme email spam he received.
Well done – we could share some of the more than 200,000 spam messages this site has received so far.
Finally, after more than two years and almost 450,000 spam messages received, here it is: Our 1000nd blog post!
We did a break last year for almost four months, but have many plans to expand this place and hope we will get the opportunity to share it with all of you.
Many thanks to all our readers and we hope you will continue coming back to this blog.