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Trends in Networks: Spam #3

Just a quick data dump today, not much to say. The activity continues, and people continue to get spammed by the Digital Ocean network with the exact same patterns. If anyone is interested in other data points related to this … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #2

In last week’s article we covered Freenom domains and how they are used in Digital Ocean snowshoe spam campaigns. Let’s see what kind of activity has been coming from Digital Ocean over the past week. While not a Freenom TLD, … Continue reading

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Trends in Networks: Spam #1

This is the beginning of a recurring article where I’ll be reviewing patterns in spam activity. I’ll start with something easily overlooked but surprisingly still prevalent in the spam landscape. Freenom TLDs (Top Level Domains) Freenom is a service that … Continue reading

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The problem with a ‘Digital Ocean’

While in our case all of these connections are marked as spam, today’s logs showed a good example while the idea of an anonymous ‘ocean’ of IP(s) is not really a good idea. A small ‘digital pool’ at least where … Continue reading

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