[OT] Re: Python open proxy honeypot

Alex Reinhart alexreinhart at satx.rr.com
Wed Jun 14 00:36:12 CEST 2006


Serge Orlov wrote:
> IMHO it's pretty useless, spammers are starting to use botnets, and the
> more you make inconvenient to them use open proxies, the more of them
> will move to closed botnets.
As long as I inconvenience them, or at least catch one or two, I'll be
satisfied.

> My spam folder at gmail is not growing anymore for many months (it is
> about 600-700 spams a month). Have spammers given up spamming gmail.com
> only or is it global trend?
> 
I get several spam mails a day at gmail.com.



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