Spam Outings, Round 2
We'll again start with something close to home:
University of Wisconsin Madison
1210 W Dayton
Madison, WI 53706
spammed us on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 6:35am via IP 126.96.36.199
That isn't just some student notebook, either, but resolves to www2.biochem.wisc.edu. So the Department of Biochemistry over there is leaking who-knows-what, but you should probably assume they're providing biological weapons to your enemies.
This next one is my favorite:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
IS05/Office of the Chief Information Officer
MSFC, AL 35812
spammed us on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 7:30am via IP 188.8.131.52
That's right, the rocket scientists at NASA can't even keep their machines secure. Who knows what kind of information is being extracted from our space program and being sold to foreign agents.
And lastly we head across the pond:
Websense Hosted R&D Ltd.
Websense Hosted Security
420 Thames Valley Park Drive
RG6 1PU Reading
spammed us on Wednesday, 9 December 2009 - 8:33am via IP 184.108.40.206
The amusing angle here is that websense.com purports to offer all kinds of email security and other data protection services. They are clearly overselling their products; unfortunate for their customers. Any bets that they won't issue any security alerts regarding their own company?