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Using rootkits to send spam

I’ve written about these incredibly irritating image stock spams (opens in new tab) before.

Today, Adam Thomas in spyware research came across a rootkit being used to send a massive amount of these stock spams.

Alex is a technology CEO, with leadership, operating partner, investor, and board member roles at security firms including AutoLoop, Borland, Quarterdeck (now Symantec and Cisco WebEx), GFI/TeamViewer, Sunbelt Software (now ThreatTrack Security), BlueStripe Software, StopBadware, Knowbe4, Malwarebytes, and Runaware Holding AB. When CEO of Sunbelt he ran a security blog, and he still writes on security.