Re: First spam
On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 07:11:02PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Oct 2004, Jesus Climent wrote:
> > Santiago has a bit of rationale... Some obfuscation in the list archives might
> Won't work. Spammer-database-feeders nowadays either subscribe to the
> mailinglists (not common), or get the data for a pletora of spyware in
> Winblows computers (really, REALLY common).
> So, it might even give you a larger window, but obfuscating the archives
> won't save you from address harvesting.
> "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
> them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
> where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
> Henrique Holschuh
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yeah, obscurity vs security.
I'm actually surprised it takes them that long.
debian-devel must be way down the target list.
Perl 6 will give you the big knob. -- Larry Wall