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Spam Analysis: Markings of an Emotet Phishing Email

On January 2020 researchers have reported that the Emotet botnet is back in action after taking a Christmas break. Following this we’ve seen an increase in spam volume. One of the main attack vectors of the Emotet botnet is email … Continue reading

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The Lingering Consequences of a Compromised Email Account

Ever have your email account hacked? Did it send spam to everyone on your mailing list, everyone you have ever communicated with through email? If you’ve simply recovered your account and changed your password, it might not be over… Hackers … Continue reading

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Will This be the End of Sextortion?

Sextortion emails have been around for about two years now and it’s surprising that they still trickle in every day. We’ve seen many iterations of sextortion spam, as well as versions which change the context to that of tax evasion … Continue reading

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Why am I being Spammed? How are they Hacking me?

Don’t you hate it when you get the same spam messages day after day? Have you ever been a victim of your account(s) being hacked? How does an average person with basic internet skills avoid such outcomes? Of course, we … Continue reading

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Tis the Season for Parking Tickets

It looks like Canadians need to watch out for fake parking ticket spam this Christmas season.  We have gotten reports that once again, (see http://spamauditor.org/2017/05/parkingspeeding-…geting-canadians/) spam originating from a large Russian Hosting company is targeting Canadians. For one, just look … Continue reading

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You think Sprint would know better

Given all the ransom ware going around pretending to be an invoice from your Bank or your Service provider, you would think that a company the size of Sprint would make sure that the ‘invoices’ they send you would follow … Continue reading

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Parking/Speeding Ticket? Scam Emails Targeting Canadians

While we are not sure if they are targeting everyone, or if Canadians are being specially targeted, but on the heels of the recent Parking Ticket scams they are now sending out Fake Speeding ticket spam. And while we can’t … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – ColoCrossing

To all of us in the spam protection and/or spam auditing game, want to wish everyone a happy 2017. Of course, I wish I had better news and that our jobs will be easier this year, but it looks like … Continue reading

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Holiday Spammers in FullSwing

No, Ray-ban isn’t spamming you, but amazing the power of Spammers. And no, you should NOT be buying SunGlasses from this Fellow. Today’s big alert is regarding a whole /19 of IP addresses to be wary of. Subject: No Joke:You’ll … Continue reading

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Is IPv4 Space REALLY in short supply? Spammer

Maybe it just is not being used for the right purposes.. Last night we looked at our logs and tracking and noticed a new prolific spammer. Those of us in the industry to realize that there has been a very … Continue reading

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