Chinese Spam

I'm probably late to the game — but still.

Lately I've noticed a surge in spam from a website called wholesale-jewelry-shop.com. According to the IP whois. The company behind it seems to be a company called VPS21 and has reserved several IP networks. Since obviously sale@wholesale-jewelry-shop.com is not a valid abuse reporting email and the hosting company does not respond to abuse complaints, I'm going to catalog the IP networks I got spam from here to include in a Postfix blacklist for everyone interested.

I honestly don't care if a couple of emails from this companies' legit customers (if there are any) might not be delivered to my server and my customers. I doubt anyone has any business with a business promoting and allowing spam.

# Block wholesale-jewelry-shop.com spams
/^199\.36\.72/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.73/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.74/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.75/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.76/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.77/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.78/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.36\.79/          REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.152/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.153/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.154/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.155/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.156/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.157/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.158/        REJECT UCE black-listed
/^199\.192\.159/        REJECT UCE black-listed

Update (2016): As the problems with Chinese spammers and attackers escalated to a degree that one of my servers was using 80-90% of its resources only to deal with thousands of connections from bad actors located in China, I decided to just block all Chinese IPv4 ranges at the firewall level. The quantity of attacks on that server have now dropped to a couple of dozen per day, down from tens of thousands. I wonder how long it will take until a large portion of the internet will follow suit and block China wholesale.

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