While running the Attrition Defacement Mirror, we found out that some security companies were using the mirror to solicit new customers. This blatant ambulance chasing is pathetic and represents the worst of the security industry.
Sent to the webmaster of a site that had just been defaced:
---------- Forwarded message ---------- Date: Sun, 5 Nov 100 22:37:16 +0000 From: firstname.lastname@example.org To: hostmaster@[removed] Subject: security SOLUTIONS Hi, I am an associate of E-SECURITY LABORATORIES. We are a full network security solutions provider. We noticed that your company has recently experienced some security related problems. Well thats why were here. We've developed some of the latest technology the network security industry has to offer, and we'd like to work with you to make sure your mission critical systems stay up, and running 24/7. We'll let you take care of your business if you let us take care of the hackers. If you would like more informaiton on our services please use the ID number below to log yourself into our security database. You will then be contacted by a Senior Representive within 24 hours. SITE: eseclab.com PIN : 000A Securing tomrrows future today... e-secLAB associate Alan Woods http://www.eseclab.com
When the administrator who received this replied asking how they found out about the defacement, eseclab assured him it was NOT from attrition.org, and that "they had their own means" for finding out.