[plug] Re: ? phishing attack

Mike Holland michael.holland at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 08:45:02 WST 2007

Richard Yellin wrote:

>> Nigerian, I think, but I knew this. I was curious as to what it was 
>> that answered my detailed email so quickly (less than 30 seconds).

email can be very fast, if you are not waiting for (POP3) polling.
Delivery can be done in a couple of seconds, with a direct connect
from your computer (or more likely your ISP or webmail server) to
the recipients mailhost.
    But how did he write it so fast?  Did it look automated?
Stock answer from clicking one of several buttons?  These guys deal
in volume, so they have to be fast :-)


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