US DOJ victim letter

Dave Ellis dave at
Thu Jan 19 21:04:18 UTC 2012

We've also received the emails and ignored them. If the US DOJ needs to 
contact us they use the postal service.

On 01/19/2012 03:01 PM, Michael Hare wrote:
> AS2381 has also received them, we are no further along in this than 
> you are.
> On 1/19/2012 2:59 PM, Jay Hennigan wrote:
>> We have received three emails from the US Department of Justice Victim
>> Notification System to our ARIN POC address advising us that we may be
>> the victim of a crime.  Headers look legit.
>> We have been frustrated in trying to follow the rabbit hole to get any
>> useful information.  we've jumped through hoops to get passwords that
>> don't work and attempted to navigate a voice-mail system that resembles
>> the "twisty maze of passages all different" from an old text adventure
>> game.
>> This *seems* to be legit, and I would think that the end result is
>> likely to be a list of IP addresses associated with infected hosts.
>> Has anyone else received the email?  Is it legit?  If so has anyone
>> successfully navigated the maze, and if so how?  Is it worth it?
>> (And why don't they just send the list of infected IPs to the ARIN
>> contact in the first place?)
>> -- 
>> Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at
>> Impulse Internet Service  -
>> Your local telephone and internet company - 805 884-6323 - WB6RDV

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