Sunday, February 04, 2007

And the first Microsoft Vista Scammers are here ..

Microsoft Vista pirate scammers ... now that didn't take that long that these would start to appear, did it?

Delivered-To: [my email]
Received: by with SMTP id i8cs140932qbf;
Sun, 4 Feb 2007 06:48:42 -0800 (PST)
Received: by with SMTP id h3mr7634002agh.1170600522592;
Sun, 04 Feb 2007 06:48:42 -0800 (PST)
Received: from ([])
by [isp] with SMTP id 8si7572771agd.2007.;
Sun, 04 Feb 2007 06:48:42 -0800 (PST)
Received-SPF: neutral (isp: is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of
From: "Jackie Mueller"
Reply-To: "Jackie Mueller"
Message-ID: <>
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2007 08:51:01 -0600
To: [my email]
Subject: Windows Vista Business ready to download
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

The most comprehensive edition of Windows Vista, Vista Business Upgrade (DVD-ROM) is the first operating system that combines all of the advanced infrastructure features of a business-focused operating system, all of the management and efficiency features of a mobility-focused operating system, and all of the digital entertainment features of a consumer-focused operating system. For the person who wants one operating system that is great for working from home, working on the road, and for entertainment, Vista Business is a no-compromise operating system that lets you have it all. Windows Vista Business contains a number of new features, the most notable of which are: Windows Vista Business combines all the features of a business-focused operating system, all the efficiency features of a mobility-focused operating system, and all of the digital entertainment features of a consumer-focused operating system; Remotely connect to business networks; Windows BitLocker Drive Encryptiption provides improve levels of protection against theft for your important business data whether you are at home, on the road, or in the office; Delivers all of the entertainment features available in Vista Home Premium; includes everything you need to enjoy the latest in digital photography, music, movies, analog TV, or even HDTV; Upgrade from your current edition of Microsoft Windows XP or Windows 2000 (including Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Media Center, Windows XP Tablet PC, Windows XP Professional x64, Windows 2000)
Windows Vista Business Upgrade (DVD-ROM)
Retail Price $299.00
Our Price $79.95
You save $219.05
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Microsoft for surely will like this. So I forwarded their piracy department the whole shabang, and meanwhile made some tracing ... So if the registrant details would be correct, these scammers would be in Bulgaria.

Domain ID:D138853446-LROR
Created On:03-Feb-2007 21:36:39 UTC
Last Updated On:03-Feb-2007 21:36:42 UTC
Expiration Date:03-Feb-2008 21:36:39 UTC
Sponsoring Registrar:Direct Information PVT Ltd dba (R27-LROR)
Registrant ID:DI_5117152
Registrant Name:Manny Pull
Registrant Organization:Manny Pull
Registrant Street1:1u second st
Registrant Street2:
Registrant Street3:
Registrant City:Sophia
Registrant State/Province:
Registrant Postal Code:B-1050
Registrant Country:BG
Registrant Phone:+032.32653777
Registrant Phone Ext.:
Registrant FAX:
Registrant FAX Ext.:
Admin ID:DI_5117152
Admin Name:Manny Pull
Admin Organization:Manny Pull
Admin Street1:1u second st
Admin Street2:
Admin Street3:
Admin City:Sophia
Admin State/Province:
Admin Postal Code:B-1050
Admin Country:BG
Admin Phone:+032.32653777
Admin Phone Ext.:
Admin FAX:
Admin FAX Ext.:
Tech ID:DI_5117152
Tech Name:Manny Pull
Tech Organization:Manny Pull
Tech Street1:1u second st
Tech Street2:
Tech Street3:
Tech City:Sophia
Tech State/Province:
Tech Postal Code:B-1050
Tech Country:BG
Tech Phone:+032.32653777
Tech Phone Ext.:
Tech FAX:
Tech FAX Ext.:

Another peculiarity that probably should be taken into account .. the URL redirects after clicking on it to Of which we get one of our favorite spammer and scammer bulk domain registration services,, and some scammer who cares for his privacy (as you see the fancy email).
Needless to say ... Microsoft Windows is not legally sold in downloadable format anywhere on this planet.

Registrar: PacNames
Referral URL:
Domain Registrant: (Private Contact) (
Shielded Whois
Shielded WHOIS
PO Box 2076
Arvada CO 80001
Telephone: +1.5016348793
Administrative, Technical Contact: (Private Contact) (
Shielded Whois
Shielded WHOIS
PO Box 2076
Arvada CO 80001
Telephone: +1.5016348793
Name Server: NS1.SRUL5.COM
Name Server: NS2.SRUL5.COM
Domain creation date: 2007-01-19 21:44:58.0
Domain expiration date: 2008-01-20 02:58:07.0

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