[Dshield] MyDoom-A/B and Organized Crime

Chuck Lewis clewis at iquest.net
Thu Feb 12 13:21:07 GMT 2004

I would agree Deb. What these folks are doing is harvesting email addresses,
etc. They know folks might actually "bite" on an offer of antivirus software
as opposed to V$%gra, a bigger you know what or you know what's, etc.


On Wed 2/11/2004 7:19 PM, Deb wrote:

>I just have to respond to this.  It is true that there is a lot of spam
>offering antivirus and firewalls - however - all of it that I have seen is
>offering "illegal" versions of the program.  After all I have yet to see
>McAfee or Norton sell their product this way - especially for $14.95,
>$19.95 or some other ridiculously low price. Therefore, I am pretty sure
>that these spam emails are not coming from them.  :)

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