Spam Email

Gosh spammers are starting to work hard.

Normally you can see from the email address that it’s rubbish – for example a recent ‘linked in invitation’ was fromĀ “LinkedIn.Invitations” <>

Bit of a giveaway.

This one though is almost to a much higher standard (headers):

Return-path: <>
Envelope-to: X
Delivery-date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 03:00:18 -0600
Received: from [] (port=44252
	by XISP with esmtp (Exim 4.76)
	(envelope-from <>)
	id 1TO309-0005p0-F1
	for; Tue, 16 Oct 2012 03:00:18 -0600
Received: from ( [])
        (using TLSv1 with cipher RC4-MD5 (128/128 bits))
        (No client certificate requested)
        by (Postfix) with ESMTP id A491CF94889
        for <<X>> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:29:48 +0530
Received: from ( by ( with Microsoft SMTP Server (TLS) id
 8.1.436.0; Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:29:48 +0530

Especially if you know that BT own…

The double angle brackets around my email address (replaced with X, ISP email server with XISP) are a bit of a presentation downfall, but the long faked headers ( aren’t too bad.

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