So it got past the Spam Filter

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  1. FIHTies

    FIHTies Senior member Affiliate Vendor

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    As many know you can edit your various filters on email clients so as to not allow email with certain words to pass through as it identifies them with spam. Of course many of the spammers know that so they change some words so as to have it pass. A great example is writing Viagra as V1agra etc.

    Here is one that got through this morning and I received this email. yeah it got through... but what exactly is the point?

     
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    A recent study proved that as long as the first and last letter in any word is correct, the average person's brain will fill in the middle and you'll be able to read and comprehend the message. Impressive how much that email actually makes sense.

    Tom
     
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    A recent study proved that as long as the first and last letter in any word is correct, the average person's brain will fill in the middle and you'll be able to read and comprehend the message. Impressive how much that email actually makes sense.

    Tom


    Aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it deosn't mttaer in waht oredr the ltteers in a wrod are, the olny iprmoetnt tihng is taht the frist and lsat ltteer be at the rghit pclae. The rset can be a toatl mses and you can sitll raed it wouthit porbelm. Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raed ervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.
     
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    I like the spam e-mails that try to be really highbrow. I don't have the exact e-mail still in my box, sadly, but I recently got one whose body consisted entirely of the following passage from Master and Margarita:

    I don't remember what it was trying to sell.
     
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    As many know you can edit your various filters on email clients so as to not allow email with certain words to pass through as it identifies them with spam. Of course many of the spammers know that so they change some words so as to have it pass. A great example is writing Viagra as V1agra etc.

    Here is one that got through this morning and I received this email. yeah it got through... but what exactly is the point?


    try spambully against clever spammers. very impressive job...
     
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    I like the spam e-mails that try to be really highbrow. I don't have the exact e-mail still in my box, sadly, but I recently got one whose body consisted entirely of the following passage from Master and Margarita...

    I don't remember what it was trying to sell.


    Book club subscription? [​IMG]

    The other day I got one from lady telling me she would kill herself and eat her dog if I found prescription medicine cheaper from anywhere else but the link "she" provided. She ended by saying the dog had survived so far.

    Probably the only spam I've actually read for years and didn't delete instantly, so it did something right![​IMG]
     

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