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Grum: Inside The Takedown Of One Of The World’s Biggest Spam Networks

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by zoomsixx, Aug 5, 2012.

  1. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Senior Member Premium Member

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    I found this story on TechCrunch. It makes me wish I would have gotten more involved with bulk mailing back in the early days of the internet.

    This is a must read.

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  2. hatelovemisery

    hatelovemisery Junior Member

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    Definitely an interesting read if you got the time.

    Thanks for sharing :)
     
  3. G-S-T

    G-S-T Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Dafuq...

    Gera's affiliate account, gleaned from a list of payments for the pharmaceutical sales program SpamIt and Glavmed, showed that his efforts brought in $6 million in 2010.
     
  4. jaerehan

    jaerehan Elite Member

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    And they still couldnt trace down where that money landed at the end
     
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    toptoptop BANNED BANNED

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    Glavmed is going to be closed now, some affiliates have problems with them.
     
  6. yesterdays

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    What do you mean by it's going to be closed?