If you tell enough stories, perhaps the moral will show up.


Spam Counter - 2009 Apr: 986

But it was 1300 earlier in the month.

There's a big new botnet at work -- quarantines at have vastly increased lately. Mostly traditional stuff with rather more images and spam poetry than we've seen lately.

One thing that stands out is the new wonder drug: Magnesium Oxide. Why am I getting Magnesium Oxide spam? It's milk of magnesia -- an antacid. Why would anyone buy that online? What really perplexes me is that they obviously expect their target market to know why they want it -- or is it that people who respond to spam are precisely the people who will buy anything?

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