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The email The structure of the displayed URL is always the same:http ://IP-address/news.html or http ://IP-address/boston.html The subject lines vary but are always related directly to Boston. Here are some examples in alphabetical order: 2 Explosions at Boston Marathon Aftermath to explosion at Boston Marathon Boston Explosion Caught on Video BREAKING – Boston Marathon Explosion […]

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This pretty shameful Boston marathon themed spam leads to malware on askmeaboutcctv.com:Sample 1:From: Graham Jarvis [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: 17 April 2013 09:49Subject: Video of Explosion at the Boston Marathon 2013hxxp:||61.63.123.44/news.htmlSample 2:From: Sally Rasmussen [mailto:[email protected]] Sent: 17 April 2013 09:49To: UK HPEA 2Subject: Aftermath to explosion at Boston Marathonhxxp:||190.245.177.248/news.html(Note that the payload links have been lightly obfuscated, […]

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Within a short time period of less than 24 hours, cybercriminals have already taken advantage of Monday’s explosion at the Boston Marathon as a newsworthy item. My colleague Mary Ermitano-Aquino noted a spam outbreak of more than 9,000 Blackhole Exploit Kit spammed messages, all related to the said tragedy that killed at least three people […]

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