Stupid Spammers

I’ve said before that I had a belief that spammers are stupid…. now I’ve got solid proof.

Of note is line 16 in the following snippet.

<html xmlns:o=3D"urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office"
xmlns:w=3D"urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:word"
xmlns=3D"http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40">
 
<head>
<meta http-equiv=3DContent-Type content=3D"text/html; charset=3Dwindows-12=
52">
</meta><meta name=3DProgId content=3DWord.Document>
</meta><meta name=3DGenerator content=3D"Microsoft Word 9">
</meta><meta name=3DOriginator content=3D"Microsoft Word 9">
<link rel=3DFile-List href=3D"./JesusPan%20Ad_files/filelist.xml">
<title>From: JesusPancake</title>
<!–[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<o : DocumentProperties>
 </o><o :Author>MIKE</o>
 <o :LastAuthor>Jeff S. Tirey</o>
 <o :Revision>2</o>
 <o :TotalTime>2</o>
 <o :Created>2006-03-02T16:34:00Z</o>
 <o :LastSaved>2006-03-02T16:34:00Z</o>
 <o : Pages>1</o>
 <o :Words>83</o>
 <o :Characters>477</o>
 <o :Lines>3</o>
 <o : Paragraphs>1</o>
 <o :CharactersWithSpaces>585</o>
 <o :Version>9.2720</o>
 
</xml>< ![endif]–><!–[if gte mso 9]><xml>
<w :WordDocument>
 <w : PunctuationKerning/>
</w>
</xml>< ![endif]–>
</link></meta></head></html>

The complete email can be found here.

And thank you Jeff for being our idiot of the month!

And no, this isn’t an April Fools prank, this is seriously an email I received.

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