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Man charged over Facebook spam turns himself in

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by krluk, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. krluk

    krluk Registered Member

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    A US man charged with sending more than 27 million spam messages to Facebook users has turned himself in.
    Sanford Wallace, who is known as the "Spam King", surrendered to FBI agents in California.
    Prosecutors allege he developed a program that breached Facebook spam filters and lured users to submit their account details.
    Mr Wallace denies the charges, which carry prison sentences of up to 10 years.
    He has been released on $100,000 (£61,000) bail.
    Prosecutors say Mr Wallace's program posted messages on Facebook users walls - purportedly from friends - urging users to visit a website where their account details were then harvested.


    Smart,but got in trouble!
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14428730
     
  2. safaristyle

    safaristyle Regular Member

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    probably used his own tool
     
  3. monkid

    monkid Power Member

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    Sending 27 million spam?? He already developed great bot.. haha. Maybe he is also member of BHW :D
     
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    dstanit Junior Member

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    This is the 4th thread that was posted about this within the last day or so.