From: Cryptopocalypse NOW 01 04 2016 [email@example.com]Err.. no. "Quantum Encryption" is a branch of quantum physics, it's a completely different level of encryption in the same way that an aeroplane is not like a car. Attached is some weird semi-messianic picture..
Date: 7 April 2016 at 18:24
Subject: Cryptopocalypse NOW 01 04 2016
Cryptopocalypse NOW 01 04 2016
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Cryptopocalypse NOW is the story behind the trials and tribulations encountered in creating "FooCrypt, A Tale of Cynical Cyclical Encryption."
"FooCrypt, A Tale of Cynical Cyclical Encryption." is aimed at hardening several commonly used Symmetric Open Source Encryption methods so that they are hardened to a standard that is commonly termed 'QUANTUM ENCRYPTION'.
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The email originates from 220.127.116.11 (Loose Foot Computing, Canada). This also happens to be the IP address of:
So, the email was sent from the server it is spamvertising. That's normally a pretty certain indicator that the person running the web site is doing the spamming, and that it isn't a Joe Job. If you visit the spamvertised website (not recommended) then you can find a link to a crowdfunding appeal at www.gofundme.com/foocrypt which tells you all you need to know about the credibility of the project..
The sender is apparently one "Mark A Lane" but other than some connections to Australia, I cannot identify an individual behind it. The following website do all seem to be related however:
The closest I can get to contact details is the WHOIS entry for fookey.org:
Registrant Name:Mark Lane
Registrant Street: P.O. Box 66
Registrant City:Briar Hill
Registrant Postal Code:3088
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax Ext:
Curiously, that name and address also turns up on this somewhat ungrammatical CV.
Name: Mark Andrew Lane
Postal Address: P.O. Box 66,
Briar Hill, Victoria. 3088.
I mean it would be weird if they weren't related in some way. But that CV mentions nothing about cryptography at all.. a bit of a mystery.
This message was sent to a random and nonexistant email address. Crucially, it does seem to be just random spam and not malware or phishing, but is still best avoided.