Deconstructing a Pump-and-Dump Spam Trojan - SpamThru Bots by OS Version

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SecureWorks researcher Joe Stewart reverse-engineers a SpamThru Trojan and finds evidence of a well-heeled spam operation attempting to manipulate penny stocks. These images show the scammers at work.

 
 
 

The SpamThru controller keeps statistics on which version of Windows each infected client is running, down to the service pack level. In this chart, we see Windows XP SP2 dominating the makeup of the botnet, indicating that even fairly up-to-date syste

Deconstructing a Pump-and-Dump Spam Trojan - SpamThru Bots by OS Version
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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