Overview of spam from Legato.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

General information about Legato.com

Added 24 June 1998. Legato.com is a rogue site. Legato specializes in porn spams which include JavaScript which will open a browser window to their porn site when you read the message. Anyone reading netnews with a web browser should disable Javascript.

Ownership & Contact Info

Whois identifies Legato as
Legato Systems, Inc (LEGATO-DOM)
   3210 Porter Drive
   Palo Alto, CA 94304

   Domain Name: LEGATO.COM

   Administrative Contact:
      Siegel, John  (JS11935) jsiegel@LEGATO.COM
      (650) 812-6093 (FAX) (650) 812-6032
   Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
      Adre, Noel  (NA748) nadre@LEGATO.COM
      (650) 812-6150 (FAX) (650) 812-6032
   Billing Contact:
      Accounts Payable  (AP2416-ORG)  nadre@LEGATO.COM
      (650) 812-6000, Fax- (650) 812-6032

   Record last updated on 22-Sep-97.
   Record created on 14-Mar-89.
   Database last updated on 2-Jul-98 04:27:32 EDT.

   Domain servers in listed order:


Site history

NetNews Feeds

Legato receives feeds from the following sites that I know of:

These sites have been added to the reporting list for Legato to keep them aware of the problem, and to suggest that they terminate their netnews feed with Legato until such time that Legato adopts an anti-spam policy and regains control of their servers.

Sample Spam

1 July 1998. Highlighted IP addresses refer to the web site hosted by
Servint Path: whowhere.com!uunet!in4.uu.net!cosmo.legato.com!usenet From: Victoria<Victoria@ffvii.fuck.me.like.a.do.g> Newsgroups: alt.sex,alt.sex.breast,alt.sex.first-time,alt.sex.pictures.d, alt.sex.pictures,alt.sex.jp,alt.sex.wanted,alt.sex.nfs, alt.sex.exhibitionism,alt.sex.bondage,alt.sex.fat,alt.magick.sex, alt.binaries.pictures.d,alt.binaries.pictures.erotica, alt.binaries.pictures.girlfriends, alt.binaries.pictures.erotica.blondes Subject: splatter your wad here Date: Wed, 01 July 1998 01:30:41 -0400 Organization: none Lines: 46 Message-ID: <32834E6D.7BBF@ffvii.fuck.me.like.a.do.g> Reply-To: Victoria@ffvii.fuck.me.like.a.do.g NNTP-Posting-Host: ppp010.pa.centuryinter.net Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/html; charset=us-ascii; name="advert.htm" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit X-Mailer: Mozilla 3.01Gold (Win95; I) Content-Disposition: inline; filename="advert.htm" Content-Base: "advert.htm" <BASE HREF=""advert.htm"> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Cum On In!</TITLE> <META NAME="Author" CONTENT=""> <META NAME="GENERATOR" CONTENT="Mozilla/3.01Gold (Win95; I) [Netscape]"> <SCRIPT language="JavaScript"> <!-- BEGIN X-IT CODE var exit=true; function hc109() { if (exit) open("","hc109","toolbar=1,location=0, directories=0,status=0,menubar=0,scrollbars=1,resizable=1,copyhistory=0, target=_blank"); } // END X-IT CODE --> </SCRIPT> </HEAD> <BODY TEXT="#000000" BGCOLOR="#C0C0C0" LINK="#0000EE" VLINK="#551A8B" ALINK="#FF0000" onunload="hc109()"> <CENTER><P><BR> <A HREF="" onmouseover="window.open ('');" onclick="exit=false"><IMG SRC="" ALT="Cum On In!" BORDER=4 HEIGHT=188 WIDTH=250></A></P></CENTER> <CENTER><P><B><FONT FACE="ARIAL"><FONT SIZE=+1>splatter your wad here <BR> <BR> </FONT><FONT SIZE=+3><A HREF="" onmouseover="window.open ('');" onclick="exit=false">Cum On In!!!</A></FONT></FONT></B></P></CENTER> <CENTER><P><B><FONT FACE="ARIAL"><FONT SIZE=+1>splatter your wad here </FONT></FONT></B><BR> <BR> </P></CENTER> <P><BR> <BR> </P> </BODY> </HTML>

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