US DOJ victim letter

Randy Carpenter rcarpen at network1.net
Thu Jan 19 15:06:08 CST 2012


Same here. No idea who the intended recipient organization is, as it was sent to our generic tech contact email address that is used for a bunch of ASes, ARIN accounts, domains, etc. There are pretty much no details in the message.

-Randy

----- Original Message -----
> 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
> >
> 
> 
> 



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