The Joy of SPAM

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So I’m sitting around this morning finishing up some bugfixes for ExchangeDefender v3.1 and I took a moment to look at yesterdays stats. So far so good for a Monday. Attachment filtering breakdown. Whooa, Microsoft Excel (.xls) in #2 spot? What the…

“Oh yeah. We’ve been seeing a huge spike in the number of forged Excel files doing the same stock pattern spam that we were dealing with a few weeks ago with pdf’s and greeting cards.”

Fun. Another attachment that can’t be trusted anymore.