Category: spam

  • More Spam than Scam, but still….

    More Spam than Scam, but still….

    We’ve been selling cars and motorbikes recently on CraigsList and have noticed a pattern – someone replies to the ad expressing interest and asking all the right kind of questions, but always include ‘Do you have a VIN report on the {vehicle}?’. A fair enough question, but when you reply in the negative, they quickly […]

  • How do they make blog spam so hard to detect?

    Anyone that has visited a blog or forum will have seen those vaguely annoying one line posts that are generally bad grammer and say nothing except what a great blog it is, how they’ll be back soon and to keep up the good work, right? Well that is so-called ‘Comment Spam’ and it is the […]