Some example how your email address become public knowledge could
be due to Spambot, Spam Zombies or
MX server email
extractor and why it is getting from bad to worse.
are software tools skilled
at scouring the internet harvesting and culling up to 100,000 email
addresses and hour from Websites, Forums, Alumni sites, news posts, etc.,
and spammers run them day and night.
Opt-in or Optin Lists are quickly
becoming infuriating. These lists are developed by partnering with
legitimate websites which make you check Donít send me offers, well
sooner or later youíll forget to check one of the boxes, and youíre added
to an opt-in list.
Many opt-in lists are legitimate and will honor your removal
requests but for every one, there are three that are not truly opt-in
lists. You ask to be removed from an email from Marketing Partners
and tomorrow you get two messages saying you opted-in at one of the
partner sites of SuperOptIn.
They buy your name from a list.
email lists have been around almost as long as the internet itself. For
only $100.00 anyone can buy a list of over 11 million addresses. These
lists were created by numerous unscrupulous website owners, and online
stores that would share or sell their customerís information for some money.
Since spammers do not identify your likes
or interests when sending mails to such a large group, a shotgun
blast mailing is sent out, product offers; get rich
quick schemes, adult porn sites, Korean &
Chinese??? Mailings are all sent out to all 11 million
MX Server Extractors
programs exploit internet mail server protocols. When an email is
sent to you it is handed over to your Mail Providerís server, which
starts communication with the sender...