Tag: spam

  • Autograph Request: Mistaken identity or a new scam?

    Update (02/02/2010): It would seem from the comments that this was a legitimate request for an autograph! MAybe I’m more famous than I think? Original post continues: A few days ago I got a surprising email asking for my autograph (full text below). Despite getting literally tens of visitors to this blog per day, I […]

  • search.live.com Referral Spam

    I’ve recently noticed in my logs lots of visits to my posts from a Microsoft IP block (the last one was, supposedly with a referrer of http://search.live.com/results.aspx?q=[random keyword]&form=QBHP . My posts never appear on the search results page, in fact some keywords are completely irrelevant. The visits even show up in my Woopra log, […]

  • A Spam solution that really works

    Disclaimer: We are resellers for Death2Spam, so I have a potential interest in recommending it, however, we became resellers because we like the service! For years I had just accepted the ever increasing amount of spam delivered to my mailbox every day. My email address is at the top of every page on the company […]