DollarRevenue adware pushed through bot net for huge profits
German Honeynet Project researchers report that adware company DollarRevenue is directly linked to a bot net attack exploiting the MS06 040 server service vulnerability reported last month. Bot net trackers estimate that one malicious hacker alone earned $430 in one day by installing malware/adware programs on infected machines.
7,700 machines were hacked in 24 hours using the vulnerability, and massively flooded with DollarRevenue files by a single command from the controlling IRC server. » DollarRevenue adware pushed through bot net for huge profits | Spyware Confidential | ZDNet.com
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