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The Register of Known Spam Operations (ROKSO) database collates information and evidence on known persistent spam operations that have been terminated by a minimum of 3 Internet Service Providers for spam offenses.
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100 Known Spam Operations responsible for 80% of your spam.

80% of spam received by Internet users in North America and Europe can be traced via aliases, addresses, redirects, locations of servers, domains and dns setups, to a hard-core group of around 100 known spam operations, almost all of whom are listed in the ROKSO database.

Each spam operation, or "spam gang", consists on average of between 1 to 5 spammers (giving an etimated total of 300-400 spammers).

Many of these pretend to operate 'offshore' and hide behind anonymity. Some pretend to be small 'ISPs' themselves, claiming to their providers that the spam is being sent not by them but by non-existent 'customers'. When caught, almost all use the age old tactic of lying to each ISP long enough to buy a few days or weeks more of spamming and when terminated simply move on to the next ISP already set up and waiting.

Those on the ROKSO List are the persistent spammers you definitely do NOT want on your network.

ROKSO is a "3 Strikes" register. To be placed on the ROKSO list a spammer must first be terminated by a minimum of 3 ISPs for AUP violations. Once listed in ROKSO, IP addresses under the control of ROKSO-listed spammers are automatically and preemptively listed in the Spamhaus Block List (SBL).

For qualified Law Enforcement Agencies Spamhaus provides a special version of this ROKSO database which gives access to records with evidence, logs and information on illegal activities of many of these operations, too sensitive to publish in the public ROKSO.
  The ROKSO List 03/30/2015
   Known Spam Operation Country
   7Reach LLC United States
   Activate Direct United States
   Affordable Marketing Tools United States
   Alan Ralsky United States
   Alejandro Vidal United States
   Alex Blood / Alexander Mosh / AlekseyB / Alex Polyakov Ukraine
   Alex Prikhodko / Twinlinks / expo-MAX / InTrust Domains Canada
   Alvin Slocombe United States
   Andreas Pohl Germany United States
   Asian counterfeit products spam gang China
   BadCow / mAiLIEN Russian Federation
   Bill Waggoner United States
   Boris Mizhen United States
   Brendan Battles / IMG Online / World-Services United States
   Brian Kramer / Expedite Media Group United States
   Brian McDaid - Global Prosperity Group / DrHGH / greeneyed media / Sili United States
   Bülent Balyemez Turkey
   Cabo Networks United States
   Canadian Pharmacy Ukraine
   Carlos Fabian Torre Brazil
   Casey Benson United States
   Cedric Simmons / Betseal United States
   Century Infotech India
   Chad Sharpe / RevUP Media, LLC United States
   Chaim Frankel / L & C Affiliate Marketing Group United States
   Chen Yu (AKA Sprincy) China
   Chuck An / iomega United States
   Dan Abramovich United States
   Daniel Alvarez / Convex Marketing United States
   Dante Jimenez / Aiming Invest United States
   Dan Traina United States
   Data Champions / Sloan Marketing India
   Davi Junior / Email-Master Brazil
   D&D MKTG, LLC United States
   Domain Club United States
   Earthstore United States
   EmailBlastUSA United States China
   Enrique Perez Novas - The Holistico Spammer Argentina
   Estrela Marketing / Adam Taub United States
   Evgeny Medvednikov Russian Federation
   Federal Buyers Guide United States
   Felipe Rodrigues Pereira Brazil
   Filip Poutintsev Finland
   First Place SEO & financial fraud spam gang United States
   Flavio Vale - MKT Solutions Brazil
   Forest Cassidy - ProspectDB United States
   Fred Ballou United States
   Fred Lusky and Scott Maslowe / Netbenders and Lakeshore Development United States
   Fujiko Kobayashi Japan
   Heik / Agnaldo Rosa de Almeida Brazil
   Henry Perez United States
   Hong Chen / YonHen Internet Marketing Center China
   Ismael Ibrahim Egypt
   Jagger Babuin / BHSI Canada
   James Fedolfi / Outward Media United States
   James Ortiz / Red Shepherd Marketing United States
   Jeffrey Peters United States
   Johnny Vargas Mora Costa Rica
   Josh Henderson or Nicholson - Canada
   Kelly McCartney / "US Commerce Association" United States
   Konstantin Oftin a/k/a Igori Saharov Russian Federation
   Kyle Shea / MJS Media Canada
   Lamar Banks - aka Shadow Tech, United States
   Logo Website Designer / Developer spam gang India
   Mad Men Media / Adam Goldstein / Matt Kossler United States
   MailTrain United States Russian Federation
   mailutilities/massmail / Alexander Gorlach Russian Federation
   Marc Barnum United States
   Mark Hanson - The Credit Repair Spammer United States
   Mark Hobson / Doublesplash, LLC United States
   Media Logistics UK AKA Email Campaignz United Kingdom
   Michael Lindsay United States
   Michael Persaud United States
   Mike Boehm and Associates United States United States
   MK Ärilahendused OÜ Estonia
   Modern Vision United States
   Nathan Pothier / Ryan Ashton / Frakture Interactive United States
   Nicolas Cantaro Argentina
   Nikhil Kumar Pragji / Dark-Mailer Australia
   Patricia A. Berry-Czech / Selling with Technology United States
   Patrick Brennan - Amoroso Corporation United States
   Pavka / Artofit Russian Federation
   Peter Greenwood United States
   Peter Severa / Peter Levashov Russian Federation
   Phil Sabin United Kingdom
   PubliNet Guatemala Guatemala
   pur Japan
   Quality Training Mexico
   Quick Cart Pro United States
   Robert Liu / Nick Liu United States
   Rove Digital Estonia
   RR Media / Kevin Bever United States
   Ruslan Ibragimov / Russian Federation
   Ryan Gillies United States
   Ryan Powell United States
   Sanan Sasha Phutrakul / Gigalynx / Omni Cap Distribution Czech Republic
   SARV India
   Sebastian Foss Germany
   Shenzhen Hui New Software Co. China
   Simon Najafy / Adinions LLC United States
   Streamdirect TV on PC a/k/a "Adober" gang Canada
   Suavemente/SplitInfinity/Innova Direct United States
   Techvensys India
   Telic Interactive United States
   Tippets, Mark & Chris / Techcom United States
   Toby Grundtner / Coastal Computer Solutions United States
   Trent Hackney United States
   Trey Armstrong, the Flag Spammer United States
   Tyler Lubbers / Clench Media United States
   USNameRegistrar domain registration spammers United States
   Valentin Mikhaylin Russian Federation
   Villafranca - Filipino spammmer Philippines
   Vincent Chan gang Hong Kong
   Visionamics / Citytwist United States
   Wilma Online Israel
   World Company Register / EU Business Register Romania
   Yair Shalev / Kobeni Solutions United States
   Yambo Financials Ukraine
   Zander Oezzem United States
   ZYZTM Research Division Germany

125 Spam Operations as of 03/30/2015

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