Post-mortem of an Advanced Spam Attack

Over on the Spinn3r blog we did a post-mortem of the spam attack that caused two spam stories to appear on the home page of Tailrank on Sunday night:

Tailrank (and Spinn3r) suffered a spam attack over the weekend of July 21st. This attack was very advanced both in terms of the scope and technical nature. It consisted of a large number of doorway pages that redirected to another site which tried to install malware on the victims computers.

Pretty interesting stuff. I like this fake dialog box that Jonathan found:


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