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BBB Spam / 72.14.187.169

06
Mar
2012

This is the second malicious spam run of the day, leading to a malware payload on 72.14.187.169

Date:      Tue, 6 Mar 2012 14:00:18 +0200
From:      “Tom Santana”
Subject:      Better Business Bureau needs your urgent attention.
 

Business Owner/Manager,
One of your recent customers has submitted a complaint with The Better Business Bureau regarding the negative experience he had with your company. The consumer report is attached below. Please submit your feedback to this matter as within 14 days. The fastest way to provide your response is via the Online Complaint system. Please follow the following Internet address to evaluate the above-mentioned customer complaint and provide your response to it:
BBB complaint center

Use the following data to login:

Case ID: #1422518
Password: 41964

The Better Business Bureau provides an efficient third-party role, and helps you resolve your customer disputes impartially and on mutually beneficial terms. We develop and maintain online Reliability reports on American companies, available to the Public and used by millions of business customers. A good customer report can have a distinctly positive impact on your business.

We hope for your immediate attention to this matter.

Sincerely,
Honorato Cobb
Dispute Counselor

Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York, Inc.
30 East 33rd St., 12th Floor
New York, NY 10016
Office Hours: 9-5 Monday through Friday
212.533.6200
Fax: 212.477.4912
[email protected]

The malicious payload is on 72.14.187.169/q.php?f=e4a98&e=4 and 72.14.187.169/q.php?f=e4a98&e=1  which is a Linode IP (no surprises there!) Blocking access to the IP would be prudent.

  1. Katherine March 7, 2012

    Here’s the one I received today:

    Business Owner/Manager,
    One of your business customers has filed a complaint with The Better Business Bureau concerning the unsatisfactory experience he had with your company. The consumer complaint is placed below. Please provide your response to this matter as within 14 days. The fastest way to file your response is by using the Online Complaint system. Please follow the following URL to evaluate the above-mentioned customer complaint and provide your response to it:
    BBB complaint center

    Use the following data to login:

    Case ID: #4732350
    Password: 43443

    The Better Business Bureau acts in the role of a a neutral third party, and helps you resolve your customer disputes impartially and on mutually beneficial terms. We develop and support online Reliability reports on American companies, available to the Public and used by millions of business customers. A positive customer report can have a pronounced positive influence on your business.

    We hope for your immediate attention to this matter.

    Sincerely,
    Chaim Webb
    Dispute Counselor

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