Constant Abuse Reports / Borderline Spamming from RiskIQ

Josh Luthman josh at
Mon Apr 13 15:29:45 UTC 2020

Speaking of spam, I just sent a message in and got auto responses from:
chad at
kundservice at

Josh Luthman
Office: 937-552-2340
Direct: 937-552-2343
1100 Wayne St
Suite 1337
Troy, OH 45373

On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 10:53 AM Denys Fedoryshchenko <
nuclearcat at> wrote:

> On 2020-04-13 17:25, Kushal R. wrote:
> > From the past few months we have been receiving a constant stream of
> > abuse reports from a company that calls themselves RiskIQ
> > (
> >
> > The problem isn’t the abuse reports themselves but the way they send
> > them. We receive copies of the report, on our sales, billing,
> > TECH-POCs and almost everything other email address of ours that is
> > available publicly. It doesn’t end there, they even online on our
> > website and start using our support live chat and as recently as
> > tomorrow they I see that they have now started using Twitter
> > (@riskiq_irt) to do the same.
> >
> > We understand these reports and deal with them as per our policies and
> > timelines but this constant spamming by them from various channels is
> > not appreciated.
> >
> > Does anyone have a similar experience with them?
> If the problem of abuse legit and arises with enviable constancy, maybe
> it is time to take fundamental measures to combat abuse?
> I had to block port 25 by default on some operators and create a
> self-care web page for removing it,
>   with the requirement to read legal agreement where consequences stated,
> if the client start spamming.
> For those who are bruteforcing other people's servers / credentials,
> soft-throttling ACL had to be implemented.
> And as they wrote earlier, it’s better to kick out exceptionally bad
> customers than to destroy your reputation.
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