US DOJ victim letter

Michael J McCafferty mike at
Thu Jan 19 21:05:18 UTC 2012

We've been getting them too. I haven't event thought to follow up. DOJ
won't email you with a do not reply.

On Thu, 2012-01-19 at 12:59 -0800, 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

Michael J. McCafferty
M5 Hosting

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