Posts Tagged ‘spamming’

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. […]


Yahoo has a big problem with spammers. This abuse of its Yahoo Groups services has been going on for at least since late 2008. Much of this information is already out there for those to read but somewhat scattered, so I am providing links within this blog.  The spammers are selling various pharma spam. My […]


Gary Warner posted a tweet earlier in the today about his blog: Spam Crisis in China. Please share the link. Blog it up. Let’s get some Change going On. http://garwarner.blogspot.com/ #SpamCrisis Gary Warner posted on his blog under the title Spam Crisis in China about a problem with spam in China as of June 20th, […]


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 […]


Tata Communications is based in India and this large internet company has a Spamhaus-related distinction it probably would prefer not to have. Currently, in June 2009, tatacommunications.com holds the title of having the most SBLs with Spamhaus, 51 SBLs at the time of this post: 6/14/09. ( Spamhaus Block List (SBL) . Another blogger on […]