Posted by pwhelan.

This evening I was looking at some of the spam found in my Gmail Spam folder. I started using Google Search to see if I could correlate some websites related to the spam. I did find some interesting things, such as the bad English “recorded for security purpose”, found on one spam-related website, is copied across several spam-related sites. I was looking for some casual correlation to hopefully find some bad IP addresses not found in one of the top RBL sites, such as Spamhaus. Alas, Spamhaus had me beat. It knew them all.

But then I found something rather interesting. I came across a website with a pop-up, trying to get me to download a Windows executable file.

In order for this to work I’d have to click on the fake dialogue button “Continue”. Then a real dialogue with … Read More »