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McAfee Labs Messaging Security recently observed a spam campaign based on the Boston Marathon bombing and the Texas fertilizer plant explosion. The messages take advantage of our interest in these tragic events to lure victims to malware and exploits. Last week my colleague Paras Gupta blogged about the use of the Blackhole exploit kit to […]

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21
Apr
2013

Whenever something awful happens in the world, both the good and the bad come to the surface: bad guys doing bad things like we saw in Boston last week, and good guys rushing to random people’s aid in the wake of the explosions. At FortiGuard, we’ve seen an uptick in bad guys trying to take […]

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No less than a day or so after we discovered the spam campaign taking advantage of the Boston Marathon bombing, we came upon yet another spam campaign, very similar to the previous one except this time it uses the Texas fertilizer plant explosion as a lure.  The fertilizer plant explosion occurred a mere few days […]

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