Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Worm Discovered
This squid-like worm -- Teuthidodrilus samae -- is new to science.
As usual, you can also use this squid post to talk about the security stories in the news that I haven't covered.
Posted on November 29, 2013 at 4:15 PM
As possibly the only messages from a EMEA source to Americans that doesn't get you put on a MMB watchlist - these messages could be the perfect cover for secret messages
The previous comment made (slightly) more sense before the preceding Nigerian Prince scam posting was removed !
Although the point remains. A single email from an address in a targeted country to a handful of addresses in America is going to start wheels turning in the great intelligence hive mind. Especially if it is encrypted or contains phrases like "the eagle strikes at the heart of the great satan tonight"
But a spam email to a million Americans doesn't raise any suspicions and can hardly be used to create any links between the recipients.
In the worst case you have a few 1000 gullible idiots replying with offers to send you money!
@Clive - Scene from "a very British coup" when the MI5 agent is reporting on surveillance of the new 'socialist' cabinet:
"4 crooks, 3 perverts, 2 poofs and a KGB agent - sounds like every cabinet since the war"
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