Spamvertized STOOGE Sites – Sites is associated with criminals by knowingly violating US Law.
Violating the US CAN-SPAM Act by sending or have sent on their behalf UCE "Spam" to Non-Opt-In email accounts, violating Federal Law, which is a criminal act!
http://Claim.Best-Tasting-Sandwich.com <email@example.com, YesSurveyMedia@yahoo.com>
This domain is used in spam. Load just the domain name and you see a harmless looking google-news feed. But that is just a decoy to fool registrars into thinking that the domain is harmless. When spammed, the domain is augmented with a subdomain and a path to the real payload. Spammers are trying to hide.
The usual registrars sponsoring these domains are eNom, Namecheap and Tucows. You can read more about the scams at
* http://ksforum.inboxrevenge.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=4543 Namecheap
Recent examples registered with ENOM / NAMECHEAP / DEMAND MEDIA
Properties spammed, as seen in the URLs
– Discounted computer memory chips
– Debt settlement (loans schemes)
– Professional photographer
Registrars have terms of service which enable them to suspend offending domains.
Constantly pops up when using site www.thottbot.com which is a World of Warcraft fan site visited by kids and adults alike
I received one of these in my spam box.
Spying web beacon hidden in spam. Deceptive spam email was transmitted via IP 18.104.22.168 on the CYBERCON network in the USA. The email was coded to automatically report the recipient's email address and IP address to a 'spyware collection box' at deportao.com when the email was opened, without the recipient's knowledge or permission. Profiles of these data may be used for additional spam or scams or identity theft. Some of the email addresses in the spammer's distribution list were very likely obtained through theft, fraud or other unethical means, perhaps on the black market.
The spam contains links to the 'spam stooge' site on the Integra Telecom network at
which automatically redirects to
which, in turn, redirects to the advertiser's site on the Liquid Web network at
affiliate.trk4.com is listed in OpenDNS's Block Tool http://forums.opendns.com
spamming spammers spamming spamtraps
See also: http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/10/06/steve-jobs-death-facebook-scam/