Posts Tagged: ICQ

New Russian DIY SMS flooder using ICQ’s SMS sending feature spotted in the wild


In order to emphasize on the growing trend of cybercriminals abusing legitimate infrastructure for their malicious purposes, last week, I profiled a DIY SMS flooder using Skype’s SMS-sending capability to launch a DoS (denial of service attack) against a user’s mobile device. This week, I’ll continue providing factual evidence for the emergence of this trend, by profiling yet another recently released DIY SMS flooder, this time abusing ICQ’s sms-sending feature. More details:

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