Someone Submitted a Bunch of Malware Samples to Dr.Web Using My Email Address

On Sept. 19, someone submitted 10 malware samples to Dr.Web through their online submission portal. I know about this because I started receiving automated emails to my Motherboard email address. Apparently, the submitted used my address when uploading the samples.

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Dr.Web’s CEO and researchers told me they have no information about who could have submitted them (other than a meaningless IP address), nor why they put my Motherboard email address when they did.

Here’s a list of all the samples submitted, with the Dr.Web …

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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Staff writer @Motherboard. Past: @Mashable, @Wired's Danger Room. PGP: 7DD9 05AF 70AE E1B3 FEEF 2987 F1CF 198F BF50 84F0

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