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A recent upsurge in Storm Worm activity was accompanied by a spike in spam levels 48 hours later, according to an analysis by managed security services firm MessageLabs. After the August 15 outburst, which involved the distribution of 600,000 Trojans in only 24 hours, junk levels increased on August 17 by more than 30 per cent …

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'Russian Teens fingered'

Well that should get the hits flowing. You couldnt resist, could you?

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Anonymous Coward

Give it a rest

They really really like to finger their worm here.

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'Russian Teens fingered'

well, it got me reading..

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Anonymous Coward

same crowd implicated in .....

.... the disapearance of www.419eater.com.....

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odd that

what do you suppose they get out of taking out a site that baits 419 scam artists my guess is that the 419ers hired them since I find it unlikely that barely literate losers could create a monster like the storm botnet this points to a possibility of tracking them somehow if their services are available on the open market then maybe they can be found and dealt with. I think the contact point would be a spammer though turning one of them might be a little difficult.

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