Deconstructing a Pump-and-Dump Spam Trojan - SpamThru Bots per Server Port

 
 
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SpamThru bots are segmented into different server ports, determined by which variant of the Trojan is installed. The bots are further segmented into peer groups of no more than 512 bots, keeping the overhead involved in exchanging information about oth

 

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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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