A losing battle

Posted by joy

Here’s why we’re not winning the spam wars. This dude is offering a server based in China for a mere $599/mo.

And spam-assassin never flagged this. The Beijing based IP only shows up in a few spam databases.

From: kzl665544@citiz.net
Subject: BP mail Server
Date: October 5, 2005 9:53:59 AM EDT
To: [my email]
Reply-To: kzl112233@enorth.com.cn
Envelope-To: [my email]
Delivery-Date: Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:54:05 -0400
Received: from [my mailserver] by [my mailserver] with local-bsmtp (Exim 4.52) id 1EN9if-0003oK-3M for [my email]; Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:54:05 -0400
Received: from [] (port=1409 helo=citiz.net) by [my mailserver] with smtp (Exim 4.52) id 1EN9ib-0003nO-RT for [my email]; Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:54:05 -0400

Dear [my email]:

BulletProof server:

Fresh IPs
1024MB RAM
Dedicated 100M fiber
Unlimited Data Transfer
Any software
Based China
US$599.00 per month

May use the server for:

Bulk web Hosting
Direct Mail

We also supply email list according to your
order and sending out your message for you.
Looking forward to do business with you.
Server Team

For.del: NotMore@yahoo.com

One Response to “A losing battle”

  1. Jake Says:

    They go to some hieghts to get there. O.o