Its principal goal is to send out junk mail, and has so far compiled more than 3 million email addresses worldwide.
Panda Software’s TruPrevent(TM) Technologies were able to detect this Trojan without having previously identified it, ensuring that users of these technologies have been protected from the outset
PandaLabs has reported a sophisticated ‘chain’ attack, perpetrated through the SpamNet.A Trojan, discovered on a web page hosted on a server in the USA, with a domain registered from an address in Moscow. The attack is highly complex, using a tree structure to infect with up to 19 species of malware. Its principal goal is to send out junk mail, and, by using this complex structure, has so far compiled more than 3 million email addresses worldwide. Panda Software has contacted the companies that host the files and web pages that are the main part of this organized attack.