[Dshield] Spam Email - Threats and Extortion
dshield at oitc.com
Thu Apr 19 19:01:17 GMT 2007
Please some to me also We have note seen these types
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.
>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
>> But has anyone else seen anything like this recently or heard of this?
>> Alex Ackley
>> Systems Administrator
>> EPMG, PC
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