[antispam-f] Re: Two-word spam

  • From: davehigton@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: antispam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2007 07:42:39 +0100

Quoting Harriet Bazley <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> In the end, I noticed that the Message-Ids were somewhat distinctive,
> obviously dictionary-generated:   the 'domain' consists of a valid
> dictionary word prefixed and suffixed by random single letters, e.g. 
> <09bb01c77506$3cff67b0$2710c5b0@pgeminatep>
> <083301c77507$3ebc99c0$4826c9d0@kliftedc>
> <03ff01c77404$3eda10e0$3429d3d0@aethnica>
> <01dd01c77301$3eeb22c0$0165c5c0@umachinerye>

I think you'll find that the left part is characteristic of being
sent by Outlook, which isn't as meaningful as you'd like.  It's
not dictionary-generated to the extent you imagine; part of it is
simply the date and time.


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