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From Rupert Gallagher <r...@protonmail.com>
Subject Re: New type of SPAM aggression
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2019 17:46:23 GMT
On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 15:42, RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:55:07 +0000
> Rupert Gallagher wrote:
>
>> This is to inform about a new type of SPAM aggression.
>>
>> We received from Russia, for months, and redirected them
>> automatically to an administrative address for manual inspection. All
>> emails were spam with links. From the standpoint of the attacker(s),
>> all emails were delivered, but none turned into exploits.
>>
>> Today, we learned that "gremlin.ru" included our IPs in their DNSBL.
>> We followed the address to de-list, but gremlin.ru does not exist.
>>
>> So, if you are successful against Russian spam, you will be ...
>> blacklisted by an unknown gremlin.
>
> You reported some spam and now you are listed in a blocklist, therefore
> that list is run by the same spammer. There's no evidence of anything
> here aside from a paranoid delusion.

No, you idiot! The spammer votes against you on the dnsbl as a revenge. The fact that the
dnsbl itself is suspicious and allows downvotes from arrogant spammers just adds up. We do
not send spam at all, we never did, and we have never ever sent anything to Russia.
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