Archive for the ‘scareware’ Category

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 […]


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 […]


Online Advance Fee Fraud  (AFF) scams are plentiful and involve several people: the fraudsters themselves, money mules (people who are often duped into commit crimes, as middle men), but think they are earning extra money and then the individuals and businesses who have been defrauded.  Most of the general public who are active online, may […]


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 […]


Recently a few posters on the InBoxRevenge forum report that Nigerian scam spammers are most likely purposely flooding their email boxes because these spam reporters have been reporting the 419 spam to ISPs. In case you are new to the term 419, it is a form of advance fee fraud.  A team of volunteers called […]


Some more recent Twitters on @InBoxRevenge AS35415 / 194.187.96.0/22 WEBAZILLA? ExtendedHost .com – spam, scam, cybercrime hosting SBL Spamhaus SBL60306 http://bit.ly/gQZQo #blocklist AS42775 / 91.209.48.0/27 CAMEA-NET Canadian Pharmacy ROKSO upstream AS3267/RUNNET SBL Spamhaus SBL76405 http://bit.ly/Ulo6Z #blocklist These 2 networks blocklisted by Spamhaus on 6/11/09 above could easily be called rogue, because they are infested with […]