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Re: Site elimination service -:) - I received offer by 's'p'a'm'
> > Well, somehow I don't think this would be the kind of spam product/service > they can sell well to make it worth sending typical 100 million emails. > The kind of people who want this are already spammers and similar criminal > cround, and while offering of DoS service would probably continue, it'd > likely be done on the specialized forums. That is why I asked how targeted > do you think that email was... It is difficult to answer... at least, it come to e-mail used in nanog and other _network related_ messages, not onto my _consulers_ e-mail. > > On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Alexei Roudnev wrote: > > > Of course, this is not new on IRC, but it is new in SPAM. > > > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: "william(at)elan.net" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > To: "Alexei Roudnev" <email@example.com> > > Cc: "Michel Py" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Nanog@Nanog. Org" > > <email@example.com> > > Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 11:14 PM > > Subject: Re: Site elimination service -:) - I received offer by 's'p'a'm' > > > > > > > > > > On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Alexei Roudnev wrote: > > > > > > > Ooo, a great idea. As a result - $60 for QA, plus a chance to catch a > > > > criminal -:). Just as _want to test network IDS - set up IRC, join it > > into > > > > EFNet, and here you are_. > > > > > > > > Generally speaking, I think it deserves attention (this adv.). > > > > > > You're assuming that this is something very new, but it has been going on > > > for long time on irc. If you knew right channel you can find people quite > > > willing to DoS somebody else for $$. That it moved to spam is unusual for > > > their types, but if you remember how many DoS attacks had been happening > > > to anti-spam sites and services, it is clear that spammers did pay some of > > > these criminals to do it. Probably the person responsible for this spam is > > > kind of middle-person who had been arranging things like this. > > > > > > One note is it could be interesting to know how many emails like that had > > > been sent and how targeted the audience may have been. > > > > > > -- > > > William Leibzon > > > Elan Networks > > > firstname.lastname@example.org >