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April 30, 2013

This Makes Me Mad

It's one thing to attempt to trick the public at large. But going after a particularly vulnerable segment of the internet population is despicable and shameful:

From: AARP update
Subject: No one does more for people over 50

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The domain for the links (.pw is for Palau in the Pacific Ocean) was registered waaaay back about 12 hours ago. And not by AARP, as you could guess. I don't have time at the moment to follow the breadcrumb trail of redirections, but the final destination must be a malware loader of some kind. All the better for the crook to keystroke capture his way into the victim's financial accounts.

I'm steamin'.

Posted on April 30, 2013 at 02:45 PM