US DOJ victim letter

ML ml at kenweb.org
Thu Jan 19 15:05:49 CST 2012


On 01/19/2012 04:01 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.net
>> Impulse Internet Service - http://www.impulse.net/
>> Your local telephone and internet company - 805 884-6323 - WB6RDV
>>
>

If it's related to the same emails I've received from the DOJ over the 
past 3 days:

It's related to a case against a few Estonians involved with DNSChanger 
malware.

www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2011/november/malware_110911



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