Spambot weaponizes 711M accounts to spread Ursnif malware

A Paris-based security researcher, by the pseudonym Benkow spotted a massive spambot, dubbed Onliner, weaponizing 711 million email and server accounts to distribute phishing emails laced with malware looking to steal user data.
Benkow discovered the spambot on an open and accessible web server hosted in the Netherlands, that was being used to store dozens of text files containing the email addresses, passwords, and email servers used to send spam messages.

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