Inside Spammers Selling Unauthorized "ISC West" Lists

By John Honovich, Published Mar 21, 2022, 07:53am EDT (Info+)

Literally every day, IPVM receives solicitations for "ISC West lists" from various random Gmail accounts, prompting the question who are these people and what are they doing?

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RX / Reed, the owner of ISC West made it clear that none of these are authorized.

Inside this note, we examine our exchanges with the spammers and their backgrounds.

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**** ** ** ** ***** **** boldly ******** ******** *** ****** ******** list:

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*** ***** ***** *** ** **** is *** ****** ** *********, ***** is **** ********* **** **** ****** ISC **** **** ***-*****.

*** ** ** *** **** * business ** ******* **** * *****.*** address.

*** **** ** ***** ********** ******** this ******* ******** ** ******* ****:

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"****** ****** *********" *** **********-******** **** *** *******(****** *** ******), ** ***** *****:

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*** ******* **** *** **** ******** verifiable ****** *** *** ***** **** and *** ******* *** ********** ********, * ******* **** *********.

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** ********* **** *** **** *** not *******.

"******" *** * ******** *********** ** ********** ******, ******* * employees, * ******* ** *****, * claimed ** *******.

** ***** ** * ****** ** other ****** **** ****** **** ********* Gmail *********, *** ** **** ******* us **** ** "******" ** "******":

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** *****, **** ****** ****** $*,*** but ** *** **** ** ******** in * *** ****, * ********* Gmail.com ******* ********* ***** ** ****** and **** ** *** **** *** list *** $***:

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"******" *** "******" **** ** **** common *** ****** ** ****** ***** was "****** *********" *** ***** (*** the ********* ** ****) *****, ** copied *****:

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******'* ******* ** **** ******** **** a******** '**** ** *******':

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"******" *** * ****** *****-*** ******** company ************* ***** **** ********** *** ***********, posts ** ******** *** **** ** changes ** ********* *** ** ******** months:

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****** ** ********** *** ****** ** the **** *****, ** ******* ****** for "****** *********"*** *********:

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50,000 ******* "*****" *******

******* ***** ******* ******** * "*****" for **,*** ******** **** ******** ************ names, *********, ***** *******, ***., ****** for **** *** *****, ******-****** *****:

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****** **** ** * ****** **** of ** ********, ***** * ******* glance ***** ** ** ****** ******** professionals, ******** *** ****** *****:

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"******" **** ** **** "********* ********** ******** *** *** ***** ** ********** *****-** *** ********** ***** ********."

**** *** ******** ** **** *** challenged, "******" *********:

** **** **** ******* ********** ********* who **** ******** ***********. ** ***** **** **** ******** every ****. *****************’* **** ********** ** *** *********** ******* *** ** ** **** all *** ***** *** ****.

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***** *** ************, ****** ***** **** ********* ****** ****************** ** *** ************** ******* "******" and ****. ******** *******, "**** *** absolutely *** ********** ** ********** **** ISC ** ** ******."

**********, ******** ********* *** **** ** an ******* *******:

***** ************* ****** *** **** ***** every ***** ****, ********** ** ******** or *********. ** **** ***** **** avenues, ********* *********, ** *** *** stop ****, *** **** ***** *** best ****** ** ** ********* ****** exhibitors **** ***** **** ** ************* are **** ****** ***** *** ** ever *** *****, **** ****** ******* their **/*** ***** ***. ** ** NOT **** *** ********/********* ***** ** order ** ******* ***** ******* ** a ******* ****** ****** *** *** events.

Selling ******* *********** *** ********

***** ***** **** ****** *** ********** entities *** ********* * *******, *** issue ** ******* ******'* ******* *********** is *** ******. *** *******, ********-**************, ****** **** ** ***** *************, did $***.* ******* ** ******* **** year *** **** $*** ******* ** profits ********* ******* ***** ******* ******** **** privacy ******.

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* **** ******* ***** ****** ** spam *** **** **** ******. ** we **** *** ***** ****** *** can ** ***** * ******* ***** for **** **** ****?

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* **** ******* ***** ****** ** spam *** **** **** ******

******* **** **** ******** *** ***** addresses. *******.

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*** ***** (*** *** ********* ** Soul) *****

*******, *** *** *** ****** ****?

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****:*** *, ****, ********, **

****:******** **, ****, ***** ********** ******** Midtown, *******, **

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* *** ********* **** ***** ** well ** ***** *** ********** ***** the ***. **** ******** ...

*** ****/***/*** ***** **** **** *** attendees

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**** ******* ******

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**'* ***** - **** ***** ****.

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**'* ********* * **** ** ****** your ***** ** ***** *******.

**** ****, ****** ******* ** ***** emails **** *** **** *** ***** I'm *** ******* ****

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** ***. **** ** **** *** super *****, **** *'** *** ******** offers *** ** ***** **** ** Mobotix *****. * *** ****** ******* to *** **** *** **** ** see **** ** ******** *********.

** *** *** * *** ************, I ******* **** ** ***** ***** can **** ********. **,*** ********-******* ****** for $*** ** *********** *** * bad ****, **** ** **% ** them ******.

**** *** *** **** **** *** can ***** * ***** ***** ******* emailing ****** ** *** **** ** buy * **** ** ******** ******** :)

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*** *********** ******* "********* ****" ** what *** **. **** **** **** they *** ***** ** *********.

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*******:**** ****** **** *** *****

*'* ** ********* ** **** ****'* using **** *******.

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*** ******* ***:

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* ******* *** ******* *** **** gmail ******* *** *** ******* ** since **** ***.

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**** **** ***** **** ********** *** will *** *** **** **** ***** has *******- **** ** *** ** not *** * ***!

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