Items tagged with Grum

Dealing with spam is a reality of the digital life, but there are those among us who spend their time and energy turning back the tidal wave of unwanted and in some cases dangerous metaphorical salted pork slurry. This week, those dedicated souls took out the Grum botnet, which was the third-largest spam botnet and was responsible for 17.4% of the world’s spam traffic, according to FireEye Malware Intelligence Lab’s Atif Mushtaq. The folks at FireEye, in cahoots with researchers at SpamHaus and CERT-GIB, detailed their unified efforts to shut down Grum once and for all. The full story... Read more...