Forward Your Virii to Uncle Sam

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Date: Sunday, March 24th, 2002, 20:35
Category: Archive

This is an update of our previous story “Forward Your Spam to Uncle Sam.”

If you are a user of Microsoft Entourage v. X you should check out this Entourage AppleScript that automatically forwards your SPAM to the FTC’s address. Once modified, the script can open, FWD, and delete SPAM without your ever seeing it.

Any interesting side note, if you happen to forward a virus or WORM to you will get a response that looks something like this:

SUBJECT: Virus Alert

The mail message (file: Ltr SCP you sent to contains a virus (WORM_SIRCAM.A). This message generated by scan host More info on this virus may be found at

In addition to reporting your spam to Uncle Sam, you can also send it to the folks at via their free Spam reporting service.

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