I've been receiving a new type of spam lately - spam where the entire spam message is in the "Subject" field. Because of this, Spamcop's email reporting process rejects the message because: "No body text provided, check format of submission. spam must have body text."
I've received several of these this week, and I think it's something the spammers have started doing in order to get past spam blocking and spam reporting software since most software typically ignores the "Subject" field. I
If you submit the spam using the SpamCop website, after cutting and pasting the spam into the submission window, you can then type in the needed "body".
As the saying goes, "There is nothing new under the sun." This type of spam has been around a while, although I have not see one in some time.
The problem with building a parser that tries to account for every (any) variation of a miss formed spam is that that would lead to possible errors. To retain its integrity, SpamCop MUST only r