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Fri, 6 Nov 2009

Spammers need love too..

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From: Haroon Meer <haroon@sensepost.com>
To: Marc Schneider <marcs@mplw.net>
Subject: Re: http://www.sensepost.com - Contact needed

Hi Dr Schneider.

* Marc Schneider [marcs@mplw.net] seemed to say:
>I am Dr. Marc Schneider and I work for Multilingual Search Engine
>Optimization Inc. in Washington DC ( Tel: 1 202-250-3645) - I would
>like to speak with the person in charge of your international
>clientele. Who is my contact? Who should I speak to??
>
>In fact, after visiting http://www.sensepost.com , I have noticed that your
>website
>cannot be found on foreign search engines (I tested it on Hispanic
>search engines, German search engines, Asian search engines, etc.) Our
>company is specialized in multilingual search engine promotions in 28
>languages . From the Japanese Google to the German Yahoo, from the AOL
>in Spanish to the MSN in Chinese, we can show you how to develop a
>true international online presence by promoting your website on
>foreign search engines.


Thanks for the many (many many) emails you have sent to us to fix this
problem.

Two things though:
a) We are a South African company, and a quick check on a South African
search engine (http://www.ananzi.co.za) reveals that your site can not
be found on our local search engine. We arenot experts at all in this field but
if you are interested, let me know and ill try to get you listed.

b) A quick check reveals that your domain is zone transferable and a
cursory look shows that both your primary and secondary DNS servers live
on the same physical network. This is not quite best practice. Our
company is specialized in security assessments, we can show you how to
truly protect your website.

>Please call me at +1 (202) 250-3645 or email me and let's work on
>giving your website the true international exposure which it deserves
>to have with foreign native online users!!


I would prefer you dont call me, but you could email instead and lets
work on getting your security issues resolved!!

Haroon Meer

PS. i checked, and it appears possible (though unusual) to make use of
exclamation and punctuation marks one at a time.

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Haroon Meer, SensePost Information Security
PGP: http://www.sensepost.com/pgp/haroon.txt
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