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2003-09-15
2003-09-18
  • Darren J. Young

    Darren J. Young - 2003-09-15

    Looksd like the format...

    "<input type=hidden value="

    Hides text from POPFile's filtering.

    ---snip---
    Return-Path: <itsyourpalal@eastmail.com>
    Delivered-To: dyoung.mcwi.com@holodeck.cloudnet.com
    Received: from stpkol.soft.net (unknown [203.193.130.2])
    by holodeck.cloudnet.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id 9F4CE1F5D
    for <dyoung@mcwi.com>; Sun, 14 Sep 2003 02:28:43 -0500 (CDT)
    Received: from linuxmail-org.mr.outblaze.com [211.142.236.78] by stpkol.soft.net with ESMTP
    (SMTPD32-7.05) id A8F715013C; Sun, 14 Sep 2003 12:59:59 +0530
    Message-ID: <00000357072e$00007499$00002202@amuromail-com.mr.outblaze.com>
    To: <dyoung@mpinet.net>, <ringaking@infoave.net>, <not@formail.com>,
    <dyoung@mcwi.com>
    From: "Simonne" <itsyourpalal@eastmail.com>
    Subject: Professional search results (y78igfgh)
    Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 00:28:12 -1900
    MIME-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: text/html;
    charset="iso-8859-1"
    Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
    X-Mailer: Z-Mail (3.2.3 08feb96 MediaMail)

    <html>
    <head><input type=hidden value="The Los Angeles Film Critics on Saturday picked FFFF93About Schmidt,FFFF94 the drama starring Jack Nicholson, as the yearFFFF92s top movie, splitting the two major criticsFFFF92 awards so far as the 2002 Hollywood movie awards season heads into a pivotal week with more honors ahead."><input type=hidden value="At least 80 names will appear on the ballot to possibly replace Gov. Gray Davis."><input type=hidden value="The operation at an Army depot is beginning slowly and will take seven years to destroy the GB"></head>
    <center><input type=hidden value="Few places in the United States evoke the flavor of history as does this national monument in eastern Montana"><input type=hidden value="gift shop and casino. But once inside the gate and up the hill, history still rules."><input type=hidden value="The result was the massacre of Custer and about 200 of his immediate">
    <input type=hidden value="Made a national monument in 1946, the site was long known as the Custer Battlefield"><a href="http://www.worldfreesites.com/detsoft/aimi.html"><input type=hidden value="From a remote region in the heart of Africa to a genetics lab at the Omaha Zoo"><img
    src="http://32.97.166.75/usinet.Myers48/cd61.gif"
    border=0 widthP6 height94></a><input type=hidden value="scientists are trying to find out if they have a new big ape on their hands."><br><input type=hidden value="The 15-pound monkeys have long been laboratory favorites">
    <br> <input type=hidden value="The promise for improving health and quality of life in people is tremendous with this new information,"> <input type=hidden value="Eight federally funded centers, which breed the monkeys and carry out"><input type=hidden value="Dr. Ruth Ruprecht of Harvard Medical School had to slow down her AIDS">
    <a href="http://www.worldfreesites.com/detsoft/remv.html">Click
    here to stop further messages</a><input type=hidden value="Scientists are asking the NIH for $100 million to expand and modernize the eight"><input type=hidden value="The shortage has been known about for years, but scientists have tried to">
    </center>
    </html>
    ---snip---

     
    • Sam Schinke

      Sam Schinke - 2003-09-15

      I don't think POPFile would want to see what's inside any input value other than a textarea.

      Of course, I have seen hidden inputs used to break up words.

      Regards,
      Sam

       
    • John Graham-Cumming

      This is very similar to a trick I call "A Form of Desperation" in The Spammers' Compendium (http://www.jgc.org/tsc/) but I like your example so I plan to add it.

      John.

       
    • Alec Burgess

      Alec Burgess - 2003-09-16

      > "A Form of Desperation"

      Is there already a "trick:hidden words" that counts this? Either the number of occurances or maybe just a scaled  number of characters.

      If not, can there be? Words that aren't supposed to be seen by the reader shouldn't get counted or we just reward the jerk :-)
      Regards ... Alec

       
    • Manni

      Manni - 2003-09-18

      Cool. These people are getting more and more desperate.
      "Dr. Ruth Ruprecht of Harvard Medical School had to slow down her AIDS"
      LOL.

      Not even a bunch of 15-pound monkeys can beat Popfile.

      Manni

       

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