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Symantec has observed an increase in spam messages containing .pw top-level domain (TLD) URLs.  While it was originally a country code top-level domain for Palau, it is now available to the general public through Directi, who branded it as “Professional Web”. Figure 1. .pw TLD URL spam message increase Looking back at the last 90 days, .pw […]

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Several weeks ago, an McAfee researcher named Michael Zhang analyzed an Android trojan which specifically targets South Korean phones. It’s called Smsilence, and it uses bait such as “Starbucks coupon” apps (ex: starbug.apk). Here’s the phone number check looking for country code +82: A detail not included in Zhang’s post: the URLs / IP addresses […]

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Symantec has observed an increase in spam messages containing URLs using the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for India. This chart shows percentage of spam containing .in URLs: While there were few daily spikes last year, clearly there has been more activity in the last two months. Looking back at last year, the ccTLD for […]

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