this again? you can purchase the data from Farsight Security and others. the “researchers” are almost certainly seeing a shitty mail system attempt to pull marketing e-mail content.
regular reminder - political reporting is the worst, and there are no consequences for lying. https://t.co/ZMebwhIMfC
want to know a much more plausible reason why Alfa Bank and Spectrum Health are the only ones showing up?
well, if you’re a reputable journalist, you would ask both of them if they have a relationship with Farsight or a similar provider.
why? they provide discounted security services to corporations who share their internal (anonymized) passive DNS lookup data!
how do they miss this and yet include a ton of evidence-free theories (beyond “some people who others say are smart are saying this”)