This Is Why You’ve Been Getting So. Much. Spam.
In this case, “Benkow” uncovered the spambot’s command and control server, the machine that orchestrates a spam campaign’s activity, as ZDNet first reported on Tuesday. The server’s directory was open, meaning he was able to download all the data therein contained, as he explained in a post on his personal Google (GOOG, -0.21%) Blogspot website.