Confirmed: Developer of software stolen for Green Dam is under attack

Yesterday I posted that staff at Solid Oak were targeted with attack emails by sources unknown. Solid Oak is the maker of CyberSitter -- which was clearly purloined by the developers of Green Dam.

Yesterday I posted that staff at Solid Oak were targeted with attack emails by sources unknown. Solid Oak is the maker of CyberSitter -- which was clearly purloined by the developers of Green Dam.

At that point it wasn't clear that the questionable emails were definitely targeted at the company, but now marketing director Jenna DiPasquale writes to confirm that the emails are an direct attack on Solid Oak.

We worked with Microsoft to analyze them, and they were able to confirm that the attachments were attacks that were specifically designed for us. We found several other emails caught in our filters that were similar, yet individualized. It's obvious someone sent these by hand. We are not definitively certain but there is evidence that they are Chinese in origin.

The FBI has been contacted.

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