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Chris Larsen

Last Friday (5/24), as I was packing for a trip, I took a quick look at the in-box for my Blue Coat e-mail account. There was one from a name I didn't recognize, with a subject line of "Successful Business". It was a spam:

screenshot of spam (initial view)

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Andrew Brandt
Until recently, I had little reason to think about the south pacific island of Palau, but the former US territory, home to roughly 20,000 permanent residents, rises to notorious prominence this month. Since the beginning of the month, Solera Networks have been tracking the use of domains registered with Palau’s country-code Top Level Domain, .pw, in links embedded in email spam.
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Chris Larsen, Adnan Shukor

[Apologies to Adnan for letting his post languish on our internal blog for a week. I remembered last night that I hadn't pushed it out on the public blog yet. --C.L.]

 

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Snorre Fagerland
Sunday, March 17th this year the Norwegian telecom corporation Telenor reported that they had suffered an intrusion into their computer networks. Based on information Telenor shared with the infosec community, Norman Shark on its own initiative started an investigation into the attack infrastructure, an investigation that went on for about a little over a month. What we discovered surprised us a great deal.
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Andrew Brandt
A spam email campaign that urges victims to open a .doc or .rtf document attached to a message may lead to malware infections on systems susceptible to the exploit embedded in the attachment.