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If you are committed to sharing some your free time in learning how to fight and report spam and/or other forms of cybercrime, check out the  Inboxrevenge forum. The forum was started in 2006, so it is nearly 6 years old already. Please note, you must be pre-approved by the Inboxrevenge moderators after attempting to […]


The APWG (Anti-Phishing Work Group) recently held its Counter Crime Operations Summit (CeCOS) in São Paulo, Brazil on May 11-13th, 2010. Over the years, the APWG has held its conferences in different countries reflecting the internationalism of this type of fighting cybercrime (phishing spam). The next conference of the APWG is the eCrime Researchers Summit […]


Romania is a country that many Internet security researchers and various law enforcement agencies equate with cybercrime and have probably had that mind for quite a while now.  Even some casual readers of spam news know about Romania’s bad reputation online. The good news is over the years more and more people directly involved cybercrime […]


According to  Spamhaus Top 10 Network offenders on its Spamhaus Block List Advisory, an ISP called AS3352 TELEFONICA-DATA-ESPANA has the most SBLs on Spamhaus list as of January 17th, 2010. Based on Spamhaus‘ research, this ISP is considered the current “World’s Worst Network.”  At time of this post, there are 95 SBLs belonging to Telefonica.es. […]


Since around August 2009 or so, French provider OVH.net (AS16276) has been the top offender by current SBLs on Spamhaus. Here is a screenshot of that list on Spamhaus as of December 5th, 2009. Also, note. The list below as of 12/5/09. 1. ovh.net  AS16276 = 77 SBLs 2. telefonica.es AS3352 = 59 SBLs 3. […]


This is the third attack on the InBoxRevenge antispam forums within one month. The first DDoS attack which was posted below was on October 28, 2009. Since about 10:45 Eastern Time on Monday, November 16th, 2009, IBR’s forums are once again offline. We will give you more details as they become available. It seems that […]


As of October 31st, 2009, the attackers were DDoSing InBoxRevenge website again. This is where the IBR anti-spam forum is hosted, though the content is definitely offline at this time. Early morning 11/1/09 it was reported by @themarkgiles Twitter user that IBR was under a flood attack from 750 bot IPs at a rate of […]


This website called FIRE (FInding RoguE Networks) tracks rogue networks based on malware such as phishing, botnet activity and exploited servers. At the time of this post on September 19th, 2009, the Canadian-based provider AS23522 IPNAP-ES – GigeNET. was the top offender on MaliciousNetworks.org. One can also track this host using Google’s Safe Browsing Diagnostic […]


On September 6th, 2009, Spamhaus blocked a /16 which is 65,536 IPs (1 Class B) on its SBL. This listing is filed under SBL68517. The IP range that is being blocked is 132.240.0.0/16. One can view the ASN information of 132.240.0.0 at robtex. According to robtex, the upstream for this range is AS3257 which is […]


Announcing SiL’s new blog on blogspot about SpamIt, called “SpamIt Must Fall” which seeks to expose info that spam organization behind Canadian Pharmacy. SiL’s other blog, I Kill Spammers, has been exposing spammer operations since 2006. The most recent post as of this posting is about Oprah Winfrey’s company, Harpo Productions going after the spamming […]