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Wednesday 4 September 2013

PayPal spam / dshapovalov.info

This fake (and badly formatted) fake PayPal spam email leads to malware on dshapovalov.info:

Date:      Wed, 4 Sep 2013 08:33:25 -0500 [09:33:25 EDT]
From:      PayPal [service@int.paypal.com]
Subject:      History of transactions #PP-011-538-446-067


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On your account malicious activity , for 1 hour was filmed around $ 100 , in small amounts In order to avoid blocking the account you need to go in. Authenticate Now

Sincerely, Services for protection


PayPal does not tolerate fraud or illegal activities. Your complaint It was noted in the minutes of PayPal user you reported . If we find that This user has violated our policies , we will investigate and take appropriate action. In this case , you can contact in the future status this complaint.

To ensure that future transactions proceed smoothly, we suggest you visit PayPal site and click the Security Center link located at the top of any page. There you will find tips on how to avoid scammers " Fraud Prevention Tips for Buyers " section.

Please do not reply to this email. This mailbox is not monitored and you will not receive a response. For assistance , log in to your PayPal account and click the Help link in the upper right corner of any page PayPal.

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PPID PP {DIGIT } The history of monetary transactions 

The link in the email goes through a URL shortening service at [donotclick]url7.org/KRh - one annoying feature with this service is that you have to click through a form to get the link, so it isn't easy to see where you are going to land. In this case it is [donotclick] and then it runs one of the following three scripts:

From there, the victim is sent to a hijacked GoDaddy domain at [donotclick]dshapovalov.info/topic/able_disturb_planning.php hosted on (Linode, US) which is the same server used in this attack. There are other hijacked GoDaddy domains on the same domain (listed below in italics).

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