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A spam is making the rounds, attempting to lure people to a site which sells “legal buds” (F-Secure did a bit of analysis on one variant of this spam back on the 26th).


The website was registered on November 1st and is basically a landing page for another website, thebudshop(dot)net — registered on the 30th of October.



Obviously, to those who are misguided enough to believe that one is able to buy marijuana online, I have some news for you: You’ll likely get nothing if you try, or if you do, it’s going to a bag of oregano or something else equally innocuous.

Pot is an illegal substance that cannot be purchased in any way in this country (with the obvious exceptions). And who knows, you might even get a rather rude knock on the door from your local authorities if you try…

Alex Eckelberry