Thursday, 17 July 2008

Soloway case reveals big business behind spam

Source: Network World

This summary of testimony from the Soloway sentencing hearing provides some information on the scope of black market business behind spam. For example, testimony from Adam Sweaney, a botnet broker (just a middle man, intermediating between various botherders and spammers) reveals, "a typical week might involve selling three or four botnets to any of his six regular customers".

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