[clug] unusual spam recently
boydwilding at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 13:45:31 MST 2010
Received lots of these over the past 6 months, but they have stopped coming
On 15/11/2010 6:39 PM, "Eyal Lebedinsky" <eyal at eyal.emu.id.au> wrote:
> As of early today I received a number of spam messaged titled
> Action Required : Upgrade Your New Adobe PDF Reader
> Nothing out of the ordinary here, except that these were sent to
> aliases that I hardly ever use, mostly created for one purpose
> and only used by the one business at very low frequency.
> The only place where these all meet (except for my own machine)
> is the pcug mail server.
> Not having seen these in the past, I wonder what started this flood.
> I doubt tip collects (let alone sells) such information.
> I have not installed any new software on my machine (vanilla f13).
> I collect mail using thunderbird/pop3, which I will be surprised if it
> published my address book.
> Google had no hit for that title.
> Is anyone else seeing such an event? Does anyone have an idea where
> else I should look?
> Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)
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