Stupid spam

I’m still getting tons of spam sent to my address(es) at GimpsterDotCom, but none of it gets through thanks to the extremely accurate POPFile filter that I use.

POPFile is using good oldfashioned statistics to sort my mail into different buckets — you’re not limited to a simple spam/non-spam classification, POPFile can sort mail into any number of buckets.

I’ve now had 19,275 mails sent through POPFile, and I’ve had to correct it 16 times. This gives an accuracy of 99.92%(!). And what is more extreme, is that it tells me that I’ve received an average of 292 mails each day in the last two months…

Now for the stupid spam that just caught my eye, here’s the headers:

Received: (qmail 20512 invoked by uid 506); 4 Nov 2003 05:42:30 -0000
by by uid 503 with qmail-scanner-1.20rc1
(clamuko: 0.60. Clear:RC:0:.
Processed in 0.06725 secs); 04 Nov 2003 05:42:30 -0000
X-Qmail-Scanner-Mail-From: $STRIPPEDUSERfT@MSN.COM via
X-Qmail-Scanner: 1.20rc1 (Clear:RC:0:. Processed in 0.06725 secs)
Received: from (HELO (
by with SMTP; 4 Nov 2003 05:42:30 -0000
Received: from ([])
by with Microsoft SMTPSVC(5.0.2195.6713);
Mon, 3 Nov 2003 15:59:29 -0500
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2003 20:56:38 GMT
X-Priority: 3

Apparently they spammers cannot even get their filthy software to work correctly… That’s all for now, see ya!

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