May 28th, 2005, 05:08 AM
re stock tip mails, help
I have been getting the same exact emails. There is usually a picture of some spam source but then below it is a ton of white space that has hidden text. The text is CRAZY. I thought someone was stalking me. I am on the computer right now trying to decide if I want to pay the $99.00 to trace the ip to the users home address using www.abika.com. Have you found any other info on this mail?
May 28th, 2005, 05:52 AM
It might help if you posted the email here.
May 28th, 2005, 09:51 AM
The hidden text is there to allow the email to pass through Bayesian filters. Bayesian filters work by scoring each word in the email as to it's likelihood for being used in spam. The aggregate score of the entire email is then compared to the threshold and accepted or rejected. The spammers immediately took to placing long word lists of odd words in emails thus altering the aggregate score and passing their rubbish through the spam filter.
My advice: Save yourself $99 and delete it.
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May 28th, 2005, 07:33 PM
I would not even entertain parting with any money at a web site that has the following:
I am on the computer right now trying to decide if I want to pay the $99.00 to trace the ip to the users home address using www.abika.com.
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