Monday, 17 May 2010

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Just received the following email:

from Adobe
date 17 May 2010 16:40
subject Download New Adobe PDF Reader For Windows

hide details 16:40 (1 hour ago)

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Thank you,

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Not only did this get through the usual spam filters Google so wonderfully provides, but it actually looks quite professional =/

A quick look at the whois output...

Name Server:
Name Server:
Creation Date: 2010.05.17


Registrant ID: UALWS2Z-RU
Registrant Name: Tommy Anderson
Registrant Organization: Tommy Anderson
Registrant Street1: 273 Parkway
Registrant City: Miami
Registrant State: FL
Registrant Postal Code: 33402
Registrant Country: US

Administrative, Technical Contact
Contact ID: UALWS2Z-RU
Contact Name: Tommy Anderson
Contact Organization: Tommy Anderson
Contact Street1: 273 Parkway
Contact City: Miami
Contact State: FL
Contact Postal Code: 33402
Contact Country: US
Contact Phone: +1 504 3442930
Contact E-mail:

Registrar: Regional Network Information Center, JSC dba RU-CENTER

Last updated on 2010.05.17 20:38:33 MSK/MSD

and suddenly it doesn't look so professional.

I haven't actually tried visiting the site yet, I don't have any systems I can happily pwn.

The unsubscribe link goes to:

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In conclusion, this might just be some dodgy marketing for an Adobe reseller, but I don't think I'll take my chances.

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