Last week we described how a voluntary website set up to spread information about money laundering scams was suffering from a distributed denial-of-service attack, presumably instigated by the very people that it tries to warn people about.
Today we discover that Bobbear.co.uk is suffering from a new attack – this time in the form of a Joe Job email attack, attempting to discredit the name of the site and its owner Bob Harrison by sending highly offensive messages.
Here is a small sample of the offensive email messages being spammed out, fraudulently claiming to come from Bobbear.co.uk:
The result of messages like this is not just that Bobbear’s good name is brought into disrepute, but also that the good people at Bobbear receive thousands and thousands of bouncebacks when emails fail to be delivered, clogging their inboxes.
It’s clear to me that the bad guys aren’t too happy with Bobbear.co.uk spreading…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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