Category Archives: Email scam

Strange spam

Return-Path: <Preston_Charlie30@blueleo.com>
Received: from 204-56-183-213.static.edis.at (204-56-183-213.static.edis.at [213.183.56.204] (may be forged))
    by [WITHHELD] with SMTP id t46IO57r032988
    for [WITHHELD]; Wed, 6 May 2015 20:24:06 +0200 (CEST)
    (envelope-from Preston_Charlie30@blueleo.com)
Date: Wed, 6 May 2015 20:24:05 +0200 (CEST)
From: Preston_Charlie30@blueleo.com
Message-ID: <6[10
To: undisclosed-recipients:;

Apart from what I withheld by choice, the above is all that appears in this spam. Notice the strange Message-ID on line 8. Spam programming gone wrong? Maybe they should have used Erlang.

iTunes leakage or email address harvest?

I received a suspicious looking email today, claiming someone had made a purchase in Russia using my iTunes ID. A trip to iTunes revealed no such purchase. Nevertheless, I changed my password again, as I suspect this false claim might be the result of an iTunes leakage or someone harvesting email address in the hope that they are being used as iTunes IDs. Continue reading iTunes leakage or email address harvest?