Problem reported by Umesh Maurya - 10/23/2018 at 11:36 PM
After an upgrade from 15.X to 16.X we are facing too much spamming on our all mail domains.  and all this types of mails are delivered in inbox . We got threatening mails aslo pasted underneath. Please help us to resovle the issue .!!! Require urgent Attention from smartermail team !!!
This is the mail body which we have received
I'm a hacker who cracked your email and device a few months ago.
You entered a password on one of the sites you visited, and I intercepted it.
This is your password from kamakhya.singh@travelxp.tv on moment of hack: 123456

Of course you can will change it, or already changed it.
But it doesn't matter, my malware updated it every time.

Do not try to contact me or find me, it is impossible, since I sent you an email from your account.

Through your email, I uploaded malicious code to your Operation System.
I saved all of your contacts with friends, colleagues, relatives and a complete history of visits to the Internet resources.
Also I installed a Trojan on your device and long tome spying for you.

You are not my only victim, I usually lock computers and ask for a ransom.
But I was struck by the sites of intimate content that you often visit.

I am in shock of your fantasies! I've never seen anything like this!

So, when you had fun on piquant sites (you know what I mean!)
I made screenshot with using my program from your camera of yours device.
After that, I combined them to the content of the currently viewed site.

There will be laughter when I send these photos to your contacts!
BUT I'm sure you don't want it.

Therefore, I expect payment from you for my silence.
I think $885 is an acceptable price for it!

Pay with Bitcoin.
My BTC wallet: 1JTtwbvmM7ymByxPYCByVYCwasjH49J3Vj

If you do not know how to do this - enter into Google "how to transfer money to a bitcoin wallet". It is not difficult.
After receiving the specified amount, all your data will be immediately destroyed automatically. My virus will also remove itself from your operating system.

My Trojan have auto alert, after this email is read, I will be know it!

I give you 2 days (48 hours) to make a payment.
If this does not happen - all your contacts will get crazy shots from your dark secret life!
And so that you do not obstruct, your device will be blocked (also after 48 hours)

Do not be silly!
Police or friends won't help you for sure ...

p.s. I can give you advice for the future. Do not enter your passwords on unsafe sites.

I hope for your prudence.

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Linda Pagillo Replied
Hi Umesh. I have seen this type of spam recently as well with some of our customers. Can you please post the header from this message? I am sure I can help you. Thanks!
Linda Pagillo
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Richard Frank Replied
when you google 1JTtwbvmM7ymByxPYCByVYCwasjH49J3Vj
then you see this scammer is using this code in all his scams

create a custom rule
(log in as sys admin - Settings - Antispam - Spam Checks, click new

of course this only helps with this code.

I am using invaluable and declude as add-on for spam scanning, I rarely hear customers complaining about spam.

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