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Senators want Cyber Command and CISA to do more to deter coronavirus-focused hackers

On the 22nd, I read this article that talks about senators in the United States asking cyber command and other agencies to do more in regard to the Corona Virus attacks. What about other attacks we’ve seen? The multiple spam messages through contact forms especially those spam that say you can send your advertisement through contact forms? The names I’ve seen on those types of contact forms are definitely spam, with fake phone numbers, and the like, why aren’t we doing more in this field to deter those from sending this type of spam?

If we want to get a handle of Spam and the various types of phishing and other attacks we see on a daily basis, lets go after as much of it as we can. Lets not leave it just for Corona themed spam and phishing.

The article starts out:

A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to both the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security on Monday urging them to take more action to defend the U.S. healthcare sector against hackers that have been exploiting the coronavirus pandemic.

The senators warned that if Gen. Paul Nakasone, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command, and Christopher Krebs, Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), don’t take more action to deter hackers, they will continue to pummel the U.S. healthcare sector will continue to get pummeled with coronavirus hacking campaigns.

Again, I’ll ask about why we aren’t trying to do more to stop the massive amounts of spam we get on a daily basis?

Here’s a Corona based message I got in my contact forms.


Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by

() on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 09:52:37

Name: Dave Willis
phone: 82712173996
contact_method: both E-mail and phone
bug: no
additional_bug_info: Hello,

We have available the following, with low minimum order requirements – if you or anyone you know is in need:

-3ply Disposable Masks
-KN95 masks and N95 masks with FDA, CE certificate
-Gloves, Gowns
-Sanitizing Wipes, Hand Sanitizer
-Face Shields
-Orla and No Touch Thermometers

Details:
We are based in the US
All products are produced in China
We are shipping out every day.
Minimum order size varies by product
We can prepare container loads and ship via AIR or SEA.

Please reply back with the product you need , the quantity needed, and the best contact phone number to call you

Thank you

Dave Willis
Product Specialist
comment_or_question: Hello,

We have available the following, with low minimum order requirements – if you or anyone you know is in need:

-3ply Disposable Masks
-KN95 masks and N95 masks with FDA, CE certificate
-Gloves, Gowns
-Sanitizing Wipes, Hand Sanitizer
-Face Shields
-Orla and No Touch Thermometers

Details:
We are based in the US
All products are produced in China
We are shipping out every day.
Minimum order size varies by product
We can prepare container loads and ship via AIR or SEA.

Please reply back with the product you need , the quantity needed, and the best contact phone number to call you

Thank you

Dave Willis
Product Specialist

submit: Submit comment or question to the Jared Rimer Network

HTTP_USER_AGENT: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/68.0.3440.106 Safari/537.36
REMOTE_ADDR: 84.17.49.197


Here is one claiming to be from a company in New York. Why is the phone number not a New York based phone number? This is Spam and I get similar types like this.


Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by

() on Wednesday, April 01, 2020 at 10:32:07

Name: Amy
phone: 06-30147958
contact_method: both E-mail and phone
bug: yes
additional_bug_info: Hey my name is Amy, I am from Leggings Hut.

Thought I’d let you know that we ship our fitness apparel worldwide directly from New York City.

Fitness leggings and athletic wear for women made with quality soft material.

You will never overpay when shopping with us.

Discover our collection today http://www.leggingshut.co

Thanks and have a great day!
comment_or_question: Hey my name is Amy, I am from Leggings Hut.

Thought I’d let you know that we ship our fitness apparel worldwide directly from New York City.

Fitness leggings and athletic wear for women made with quality soft material.

You will never overpay when shopping with us.

Discover our collection today http://www.leggingshut.co

Thanks and have a great day!

HTTP_USER_AGENT: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/65.0.3325.181 Safari/537.36
REMOTE_ADDR: 162.219.176.251


I really like these.


Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by

() on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 13:27:12

Name: Tessa
phone: 72 481 36 99
contact_method: E-mail
bug: yes
additional_bug_info: Hello!
I can’t complete my order in your store!
Why don’t you setup more stable processing like paypal.com or paymenthub.online?
PayPal.com charges 3%, Paymenthub.online just 0.1% and setup is free.
comment_or_question: Hello!
I can’t complete my order in your store!
Why don’t you setup more stable processing like paypal.com or paymenthub.online?

PayPal.com charges 3%, Paymenthub.online just 0.1% and setup is free.

HTTP_USER_AGENT: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/65.0.3325.181 Safari/537.36
REMOTE_ADDR: 89.187.177.136


I’ve got paypal on my site, its on the donations page. Thats all I offer, so why are you sending this to me? I think I tried to respond and got a mailback for an address unknown.
Best of all:


Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by

() on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 19:46:28

Name: Delia
phone: 416-943-5074
contact_method: phone
bug: yes
additional_bug_info: Good day

Buy all styles of Ray-Ban Sunglasses only 19.99 dollars today. If interested, please visit our site: framesoutlet.online

Best regards,

The Jared Rimer Network, where everything is listed in one place: contact page – jaredrimer.net
comment_or_question: Hello

Buy all styles of Ray-Ban Sunglasses only 19.99 dollars today. If interested, please visit our site: framesoutlet.online

Best Wishes,

The Jared Rimer Network, where everything is listed in one place: contact page – jaredrimer.net

HTTP_USER_AGENT: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/65.0.3325.181 Safari/537.36
REMOTE_ADDR: 45.152.182.134


There is no address on this network, and they sign the thing as my web site.

There are many more I could submit, but these are examples of what what is out there that people may be getting. I got the sunglasses deal, the multiple covid-19 masks that can be baught in bulk and shipped, but I see this every day!

To read more here is the Cyberscoop article: Senators want Cyber Command and CISA to do more to deter coronavirus-focused hackers for you to peruse. Lets see how we can combat all spam, not just the ones targeting hospitals and individuals now. Just a thought!


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Senators want Cyber Command and CISA to do more to deter coronavirus-focused hackers was released on April 25, 2020 at 12:30 pm by tech in article commentary.
Last modified: April 25, 2020.


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