Hitman spam

Mark Martinec Mark.Martinec+amavis at ijs.si
Fri Jun 29 17:36:19 CEST 2012


> > I've seen my first example of "hitman spam" where the spammer
> > pretends to be a hitman and attempts to extort money to not
> > do the job.
> > 
> > Has anyone found spamassassin rules or something which would
> > block these or tag them high marks?  Ours came in from yahoo
> > and there was nothing interesting in the score.
> > 
> > call local law enforcement, get them to order the logs of their mail
> > servers.
> > are you a federally protected entity? call the FBI.
> > put the idiot behind bars so he can get new special friend.
> It won't do much good when the account is yahoo and these are
> typically compromised accounts.  The desired solution is the same
> as for other scam and spam, simply detect them and block.  I'm
> a little surprised there don't seem to be any detection rules for
> something which has been around for 6 years.

Asking on the SpamAssassin 'users' list may yield some suggestion,
although I don't remember any recent thread or suggestion about
such spam/scam.


More information about the amavis-users mailing list