I got a live one! - Spam source

Justin Shore justin at justinshore.com
Wed Nov 25 07:27:04 UTC 2009

Russell Myba wrote:
> Let's say our direct customer is CustomerA.  They seem to buy rackspace from
> BusinessB.  CustomerA seem to retain BusinessC for "IT Solutions" even
> though all three entities purport to be IT solutions providers.
> BusinessC came into the picture after the spamming started saying a wholly
> different /24 (Different from the spam source) "doesn't work".  It routes
> fine on our end.  I have a feeling they've been added to some RBLs but I
> haven't found them listed yet.
> Just a simple ethernet handoff in a colo.  We delegated rDNS to the servers
> of their choice and haven't heard a peep out of them until now.

I think it's an absolute crying shame that a freak bolt of lighting 
somehow fried their rackspace in the colo and didn't affect any of the 
surrounding neighbors.  I hate it when that happens.  It's karma I think...


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