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Visit “oceanic tsunami alerts” for more data about …. Apple iPad sales??

Spammers are an enterprising lot – registering domains that will be useful if there is ever a natural disaster such an earthquake or tsunami. Consider the domain “oceanictsunamialerts.info” registered on the 13th of December 2010.

Following the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on Friday, the domain is now being used in spam emails that offer “Apple iPads for under $27”.

The links redirect to the Wavee (any connection to tsunami) “penny auction site”. The penny auction concept is basically gambling and Wavee has poor references.


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