Overview of spam from Idt.net

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 8 reports

datepoststotalBI
09 Jun 2000 188907409.90full headers
19 May 2000 155774345.47full headers
21 Apr 2000 190950424.85full headers
07 Apr 2000 82241011832.86full headers
04 Jan 2000 138530.95full headers
22 Nov 1999 169532.15
09 Nov 1999 810628.58
22 Oct 1999 197933.67

Overview of history

poststotalBI
Total spam since 30 Apr 1997164411161 4045.14
Peak spam on 7 Apr 20008224101 1832.86
Peak daily spam on 5 May 199746712 166.61(3-day average)
Average daily spam1.49.4 3.47

full history also available

General information about Idt.net

Idt is International Discount Telecommunications. Although they are not actually rogue, they are fairly clueless, and are occasionally the source a great deal of spam.

This report includes spam generated by Middleton, who is hosted by Idt.

FLASH IDT has been sending their own spam! See this sample.

IDT Investigation reports can be found at http://www.idt.net/abuse/. Most incidents result in a warning.

Ownership & Contact Info

IDT may be reached by phone at 1-800-CALL-IDT.

whois indicates that IDT is

International Discount Telecommunications IDT2-DOM
   294 State Street
   Hackensack, NJ 07601
   US

   Domain Name: IDT.NET

   Administrative Contact, Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
      Internet Online Services noc@CORP.IDT.NET
      tel.: +1 (201) 928-2889 (Voice 24x7)  fax.: +1 (201) 928-0156


   Record last updated on 18-Oct-96.
   Record created on 31-Oct-94.
   Database last updated on 2-Sep-97 05:14:00 EDT.

   Domain servers in listed order:

   NS.IDT.NET                   198.4.75.100
   AUTH2.NS.IDT.NET             169.132.133.1
   NOC.IOS.COM                  198.4.75.69

Site history


NetNews Feeds

IDT receives netnews feeds from the following sites that I know of:

To report spam, contact abuse@idt.net

A complete history may also be available.

General notes:

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