Overview of spam from Cwix.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 becomes available.

No spam today

Overview of last 14 reports

datepoststotalBI
11 Sep 2000 60283113.89full headers
23 Jul 2000 39395120.87full headers
07 Jul 2000 34336104.23full headers
23 Jun 2000 34338102.07full headers
09 Jun 2000 43396122.11
19 May 2000 1918355.69
05 May 2000 2520067.81
28 Apr 2000 1611940.89
21 Apr 2000 3920180.21
07 Apr 2000 1101505389.77
14 Mar 2000 3627797.00
25 Feb 2000 1818256.80
19 Jan 2000 2161756599.26
14 Jan 2000 208938.79

Overview of history

poststotalBI
Total spam since 5 Nov 19999557830 2566.63
Peak spam on 19 Jan 20002161756 599.26
Peak daily spam on 19 Jan 200043351 119.85(5-day average)
Average daily spam3.025.0 8.18

full history also available

General information about Cwix.com

Added 17 Mar 1999. CWIX is Cable & Wireless Internet Exchange. CWIX has been purchasing other ISPs lately, including MCI

Cable & Wireless has a lax or non-existant abuse department. abuse@cwix.com bounces. spamcomplaint@cwixmail.com also bounces.

Cable & Wireless seems to be a rogue site. See MAPS RBL nomination. C&W netblocks are being added to the RBL and C&W seems not to care.

CWIX currently (Mar 1999) hosts Netzilla

Ownership & Contact Info

Whois identifies cwix.com as
Cable & Wireless Internet Exchange (CWIX-DOM)
   1919 Gallows Road
   Vienna, VA 22182

   Domain Name: CWIX.COM

   Administrative Contact:
      DNS Services  (DS757-ORG) pdns@CW.NET
      877-932-2949, Fax- - 703-341-6140
   Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
      Cable & Wireless DNS Services  (MDS6-ORG)  PDNS@CW.NET
      877-932-2949, Fax- - 703-341-4591
   Billing Contact:
      Cable & Wireless DNS Services  (MDS6-ORG)  PDNS@CW.NET
      877-932-2949, Fax- - 703-341-4591

Site history


Sample Spam

Path: ...!newsfeed.cwix.com!205.136.1.211!news.cwi.net! spamkiller1.cwix.com!news.cwix.com!not-for-mail From: fuck@all.thetime (GreatFuckingTimes) Newsgroups: alt.sex.boredom Subject: 500 LIVE XXX SEX CHANELS Message-ID: <fuck-1703990938490001@news.cwix.com> Organization: Simply The Best Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 Content-transfer-encoding: 8bit X-Newsreader: Yet Another NewsWatcher 2.2.0b13 Lines: 12 Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 15:35:35 GMT NNTP-Posting-Host: 166.62.42.69 X-Complaints-To: news@cw.net X-Trace: news.cwix.com 921684935 166.62.42.69 (Wed, 17 Mar 1999 10:35:35 EDT) NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 17 Mar 1999 10:35:35 EDT -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- BABENET -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- NINE LIVE VIDEO FEEDS THE BEST ARROUND REAL LIVE PRON STARS BEST OF THE BABES DOUBLE DOSE HOLLYWOOD HARLETS COCK AND PUSSY PUSSY CAM HOT DUDE STUD FUCKERS HE-SHE TRANSSEXUALS 500 CHANELS OF XXX MOVIES --> http://members.sexzilla.com/sisko/babenet <-- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-

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