[Dshield] Spam Email - Threats and Extortion

Tom dshield at oitc.com
Thu Apr 19 19:01:17 GMT 2007


Please some to me also We have note seen these types

Tom

At 10:26 AM -0800 4/19/07, Fixer wrote:
>Haven't seen anything like that recently.  If you've got an example or 2
>please fwd them to me so
>I can take a look.
>
>-cdh
>
>Ackley, Alex wrote:
>>  We've recently begun seeing a few emails come across that I sure hope
>>  are spam.  They basically report that the sender has been contracted to
>>  perform bodily harm/kill the recipient and has been following them for a
>>  period of time.  If they do not give X dollars to a location to be named
>>  later, they'll carry out the threat.  The emails look like the usual
>>  spam, in that they have a couple of misspelled words, capitalization and
>>  grammar problems.  But, they don't exhibit the usual spam features in
>>  the headers.  They come from a single address that is easily tracked
>>  down instead of through a series of smtp servers and directly address
>>  the end user.
>>
>> 
>>
>>  I can provide the actual text and some email headers if folks want to
>>  see. 
>>
>> 
>>
>>  But has anyone else seen anything like this recently or heard of this?
>>
>> 
>>
>>  Thanks,
>>
>> 
>>
>>  Alex Ackley
>>
>>  Systems Administrator
>>
>>  EPMG, PC
>>
>> 
>>
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