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Can somebody explain what the purpose of these types of spam emails are?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by willmiz, Feb 21, 2010.

  1. willmiz

    willmiz Newbie

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    I get these a few times daily, and have no idea what the purpose of them is. Is it a technique to get past spam filters?

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  2. n8800

    n8800 Regular Member

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    Yea i dont get it either the domains are always asdasdasdasd.com it's like wtf are you trying to spam?
     
  3. SparkyBlue

    SparkyBlue Regular Member

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    I get the same with my WP blogs.

    Don't gettit.
     
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    I imagine it is somebody running a test on custom software to see if they are inboxing or not, the random words are usually used to bypass spam filters.
     
  6. gregstereo

    gregstereo Elite Member

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    There was a very similar thread recently where jaybird answered the question "WTF is all this seemingly-pointless spam on my autoblogs?":

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blogging/173068-what-point-type-comment-spam.html

    I remember in the olden days that a general rule of thumb was don't bother trying to "unsubscribe" from spam msgs because clicking the Unsubscribe link or replying to the spam with "unsub" was just verifying that the email address was alive and receiving msgs.