crack a router passcode

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 04:44:23 CEST 2013


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:59 AM, Dave Angel <davea at davea.name> wrote:
> On 07/09/2013 12:06 PM, Ferrous Cranus wrote:
>
>      <SNIP>
>
>>>
>> What is the reason of a spambot? Spam a usenet forum to gain what?
>>
>
> Spam is unsolicited advertising.  A bot is a robot, or other automated
> device.  So Spambots on a usenet newsgroup send apparently innocent
> questions that also contain links to their websites, or the trash they're
> pushing.  Somebody here claimed that the trash got stripped from the message
> before it went out to us.

Yeah. The bottom of the original message had these words: "used
computers in chennai". The most likely reason for that is that there
was an <a href> around that, which got stripped at some point (maybe
the post got converted from HTML to plain text somewhere). So these
postings are being approximately useless, and will hopefully
eventually stop.

ChrisA



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