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Researchers detect spike in "snowshoe" spam attacks using .club gTLD

2014/06/17

SC Magazine - (International) Researchers with Symantec reported an increase in spam attacks utilizing multiple IP addresses and generic top-level domains (gTLD) to attempt to prevent detection by spam filters, known as "snowshoe" attacks. The increase was first observed June 12, with the attacks using .club domains.

Source: http://www.scmagazine.com/researchers-detect-spike-in-snowshoe-spam-attacks-using-club-gtld/article/356258/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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