Last week, I wrote about eTrade spam hitting inboxes. Today, we’re seeing the follow up from that: Bank of America spam.
This looks identical to the previous run with one difference: it’s spoofing Bank of America. Like the previous spam campaign, the message body contains only a link to a http://goo.gl redirector and the subject line contains all of the information.
Just like before, the spammer is using multiple bots. They’ve done a good job at evading Google’s controls and they are even sending some of the spam from Gmail’s outbound IPs. To put it one way, as my co-worker did, they’re abusing Google like a rented mule.
Most likely, it’s the same people doing it.
From: <redacted> Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 10:47 AM To: <redacted> Subject: Bank of America: Bill payment canceled Read more about alerts
From: <redacted> Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2012 10:47 AM To: <redacted> Subject: Bank of America: Bill payment canceled
Read more about alerts
2012 is looking at lot like 2011.
Are they being sent from Microsoft properties as well?
Don't be a fool by using either of these online brokerage sites! Use SCOTTRADE and get 3, that's right THREE FREE TRADES when siging up and using this REFERAL code: TVTS6167
Scottrade has the best and easiest trading platform out there and I haven't paid for a single trade in almost a year now!
Again use the code: TVTS6167 when signing up to get your FREE 3 trades...No Gimmicks
TVTS6167 TVTS6167 TVTS6167 TVTS6167 TVTS6167 TVTS6167 TVTS6167