IronPort's Pat Peterson joins Robert Vamosi this week to talk about how online criminals make money using botnets.Listen now: Download today's podcast
How do online criminals make money off of botnets? Previously, we've explored how parts of the Storm worm botnet may have been rented out to others. No matter who owns the botnet, the traffic is usually the same: spam. But what kind of spam?
IronPort Systems, a divison of Cisco, released a report this week (registration required) that identified some of the specific spam messages being used. Not surprising is the pharmaceutical spam. But … Read more