Spam Mails Surge Following Current Winter Olympics
Kaspersky Labs the security vendor is alerting about spam mails that are unsolicited as they presently circulate profusely over the Net while arriving mainly from China.
Seemingly, according to the vendor, several Chinese manufacturers are behind the distribution of these spam mails. The companies assert that they produce enormous kinds of goods. Simultaneously, the e-mails talk about the presently held event of Winter Olympics at Sochi in Russia.
Kaspersky Labs expert Tatyana Shcherbakova within a security advisory cautioned Internet users for keeping away from fake promises while not get swayed into references made of prominent functions alternatively names. Morningnewsusa.com published the statement in news on February 9, 2014.
Ms. Shcherbakova posted within a blog that the said promises in reality did not ensure delivery of goods as well as services of any worthwhile standard.
According to her, within the majority of instances, the companies mentioned were found as really being frauds. That was because the 'manufacturers,' by once obtaining true payments from those they victimized, likely disappeared instantly leaving little trace behind. The scheme did not involve any distinct methodology since several of such events had already been detected earlier.
Ms. Shcherbakova also posted that in connection with the Winter Olympics, a few warehouses took to propaganda that Russia was using their services towards preparing the Sochi Olympics scheduled for 2014. Gmanetwork.com published this statement in news on February 9, 2014.
In the meantime, the current spam campaign is not very different from some others exposed in the past. For, there was one during September 2013 following Sports Bureaucrat of Belgium Jacques Rogge's announcement of Tokyo as being 2020 Olympics' venue. Rogge had been No.8 International Olympic Committee President between 2001 and 2013.
And as Japan the winner rejoiced, certain Chinese manufacturers thought fast about capitalizing on the news towards canvassing the products they produced. So through bulk e-mail campaigns they praised the people of Japan as well as included some image files in attachments showing the Buenos Aires, Argentina held announcement ceremony. In the end of the messages, the spammers offered to provide different products related to the Olympics.
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