[sniffer] Re: .pdf Attachments

2007-06-28 Thread Computer House Support
Yes, we're getting tons of these too.

Michael Stein
Computer House

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What is with all the .pdf attachments in spam?  I haven't noticed 
this trend previously.  Are they infected or what is the scheme?  



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[sniffer] Re: .pdf Attachments

2007-06-28 Thread Pete McNeil
Hello Greg,

Thursday, June 28, 2007, 10:20:04 AM, you wrote:

 What is with all the .pdf attachments in spam?  I haven't noticed 
 this trend previously.  Are they infected or what is the scheme?

Blackhats are now embedding their randomized image-spam images (pump 
dump, for example) into pdfs to make them more difficult to filter.

That's it :-)

_M


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Pete McNeil
Chief Scientist,
Arm Research Labs, LLC.


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[sniffer] Re: .pdf Attachments

2007-06-28 Thread Chris Bunting
Also getting tons of them in past few days

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-Original Message-
From: Message Sniffer Community [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On
Behalf Of Joe Wolf
Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 10:44 AM
To: Message Sniffer Community
Subject: [sniffer] Re: .pdf Attachments

I'm getting a bunch of these as well the last few days.  Sniffer is only

catching about 50% of them.

-Joe
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Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 9:20 AM
Subject: [sniffer] .pdf Attachments


 What is with all the .pdf attachments in spam?  I haven't noticed this

 trend previously.  Are they infected or what is the scheme?


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