Posts Tagged: Bogus Accounts


New Russian service sells access to thousands of automatically registered accounts

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What happens when a cybercriminal cannot efficiently gain access to thousands of working accounts at popular Web services, either through data mining a botnet’s population, or through phishing campaigns? He’ll just start systematically abusing the legitimate services by automatically and efficiently registering thousands of bogus accounts, thanks to the easy to use India based CAPTCHA-solving operations. In this post I’ll profile a recently launched Russian based service, offering access to thousands of automatically registered accounts at popular Russian social networking sites, and free email services. More details:

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