Apr 17 2005

Spammer discover “banner”

Wow – that’s gonna be hard to pattern-match. Top part of this screenshot is from my Email-client, bottom part is the beginning of the source for the message:

spam using banner

Looks like somebody discovered that “banner” (if you’re on a Unix system try this from a shell: banner “foo”) with a small font-size yields machine-unreadable but human-readable content. Almost a reverse-captcha, let’s call it raptcha …

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