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Old 08-09-2019, 07:20 PM   #1
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I received an mail today from DCS world that raised flags in my head. As far as I can tel it did come from DCS world, unless the address was spoofed, but it had just a title, no text in the body, and an invisible image in the body.


From: DCS World <noreply@digitalcombatsimulator.com>
Subject: Interesting offer here
Body: No text, but an invisible image
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:23 PM   #2
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I can provide the raw email content if requested, but all the body contains is what appears to be a tracking image from:



https://www.digitalcombatsimulator.com/bitrix/tools/track_mail_read.php?tag=sender.eyJSRUNJUElFTlRfSUQiOiIxNzU5NzI4NyJ9
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:23 PM   #3
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Received also and deleted. Suspicious.
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:27 PM   #4
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Unfortunately since I have DCS setup as "trusted" in GMail, the tracking image was automatically loaded.


I may have to rethink that setting now
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:31 PM   #5
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well what is we went into the email will we be hacked? I did not click anything in the email just looked inside to see the message?
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:34 PM   #6
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Would appreciate a response from ED on this
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:35 PM   #7
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well what is we went into the email will we be hacked? I did not click anything in the email just looked inside to see the message?

I didn't see anything outright malicious in the email body. Just the tracking image which at worst just lets someone know you saw it.


I'm more concerned with WHY this email got sent as it could **potentially** mean ED has been compromised in some way.
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:37 PM   #8
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The newsletter is automated, and the newsletter team forgot to cancel it for this week due to no news, so we got a blank one.
It was just the template message, you're all good
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:40 PM   #9
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It was just the template message, you're all good

Can I ask where you heard that from? I had looked over the recent posts and didn't see anything about this.
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:41 PM   #10
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https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.p...etter&page=114

See top post by Nineline

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