Archives: 'You’ve got mail!'

SCHAPPY — 5. August 2008, 9:17

An anthropological introduction to YouTube

Presentation of Prof. Michael Wesch is talking about cultural aspects of YouTube. Find additional information about his chair at Kansas State University here. [youtube=]

SCHAPPY — 10. September 2006, 18:40

Problem: After upgrading spamassassin to 3.1.x mailgraph may no longer log spam mails. Reason: Spamassassin changed its output for logging by adding (a redundant) information — its client app. name. Therefore, the regular expression will not start with the desired text. Solution: — /usr/sbin/ 2006-09-10 00:00:00.000000000 +0200 +++ /usr/sbin/ 2006-09-10 00:00:00.000000000 +0200 @@ -615,7 +615,7 […]

SCHAPPY — 2. July 2006, 23:35

Sparkassen-Finanzportal GmbH

The next german mail spam received today. But it is not a phishing mail, because it links to a non-existing webpage on a german bank portal. E-Mail-content in really bad German follows -sorry for the spam here: Sehr geehrte Nutzern der Sparkassen Online-Banking, Wir freuen uns Ihnen neue Informationen über die Sicherheit im Internet erteilen […]

SCHAPPY — 12. December 2005, 21:23

T-Com online billing

Great new worm stuff abusing the German T-Com logo and links. Thus a lot of German recipients will open the infected attachement containing the billing zip archieve – what a fun at the end of the year. I think a freaky script kiddy wants to create its own x-mas present, really boring…

SCHAPPY — 30. November 2005, 23:30

The daily pleasure…

My daily check of some spam queues results in the fact, that another spam wave is reaching all those users out there. At least the silence of the prior weeks seems to be over. Perhaps, it is a result of the raising Internet traffic during the christmas time, thus many unskilled users try to use […]