Overview of spam from Adla.com
15 Feb 2006
Note: Automated spam monitoring stopped several years
ago. These web pages are maintained for historical reasons. Some
may be updated from time to time as news about the individual sites
No spam today
General information about Adla.com
Added 25 June 1998. Spam originates from Aol,
advertising a porn site hosted at adla.com.
One typical spam follows:
From: email@example.com (BluSS396)
Subject: UNDERGROUND MALE NUDISTS
Date: 25 Jun 1998 20:18:15 GMT
Organization: AOL http://www.aol.com
Check out this site that was featured on the show "Prime Time" live for its
very young content. They mainly focused on how "young" these models are...This
site not only has tons of pics but Live Video too. You're going to love this
See what all the fuss is about...
(No Stupid Banner Ads.)
To report spam, contact abuse@Adla.com
A complete history may also be available.
- Only a small subset of usenet (261 groups) was sampled. Only
articles that hadn't been cancelled yet were counted. Actual
spam may have been much greater.
- Heuristics that detect single-posted articles are, by their very
nature, somewhat shaky. Innocent articles may be tagged as spam
because they share certain characteristics or keywords with
actual spam. In particular, a posted spam complaint that includes
the spam in its entirety will very often be identified as spam.
- Some posts may be forgeries intended to look like they came
- The first entry in the history file is not used to compute peak
or average spam counts, as this entry covers an unknown number of days.
This may cause an apparent disreprency between spam totals and spam
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