Overview of spam from Telus

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 4 reports

09 Nov 1999 918040.25full headers
05 Nov 1999 713130.15full headers
01 Nov 1999 64820225.31full headers
29 Oct 1999 535353.00full headers

Overview of history

Total spam since 29 Oct 19991331184 348.71
Peak spam on 1 Nov 199964820 225.31
Peak daily spam on 1 Nov 199921273 75.10(3-day average)
Average daily spam7.3102.8 26.88

full history also available

General information about Telus

Added 6 July 1998 due to Online18 phone-sex spams.

Telus is also the network provider of SoftOptions which is the source of a great deal of rogue cancels lately.

Ownership & Contact Info

Whois identifies Telus as
Telus Advanced Communications TAC6-DOM
   Ste 200, Fracmaster Tower
   355 - 4th Ave SW
   Calgary, Alberta, T2P 0J1

   Domain Name: TAC.NET

   Administrative Contact:
      TAC Customer Care  (TC136-ORG) customer.care@TELUS.COM
      (403) 543 2000, Fax- - - - (543) 543 2030
   Technical Contact, Zone Contact:
      TAC Support  (TS182-ORG) support@TAC.NET
      (403) 503-3400, Fax- - - - (403) 543-2030
   Billing Contact:
      TAC Customer Care  (TC136-ORG)  customer.care@TELUS.COM
      (403) 543 2000, Fax- - - - (543) 543 2030

Site history

NetNews Feeds

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

Sample Spam

Path: denver-news-feed1.bbnplanet.com!su-news-hub1.bbnplanet.com! news.gtei.net!logbridge.uoregon.edu!newspeer1.nac.net!netnews.com! newspeer.monmouth.com!news.tac.net!not-for-mail From: csrltr@CYBERDUDE.COM Newsgroups: comp.windows.x.motif Subject: MAKE HUNDREDS JUST SURFING THE NET Date: 28 Oct 1999 02:46:46 GMT Lines: 4 Message-ID: <7v8dem$or$1226@iceman.tac.net> NNTP-Posting-Host: calppp142055.cybersurf.net X-Trace: iceman.tac.net 941078806 795 (28 Oct 1999 02:46:46 GMT) X-Complaints-To: abuse@tac.net NNTP-Posting-Date: 28 Oct 1999 02:46:46 GMT MAKE HUNDREDS OF DOLLARS A MONTH JUST SURFING THE WEB. MAKE THOUSANDS BY REFFERING OTHERS. SING UP AT http://www.gotoworld.com/getpaid/register/default.asp?rid=1032128546

To report spam, contact abuse@telus.com

A complete history may also be available.

General notes:

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