Jun 22 2009

Access to computers on sale

Category: CybercrimeDISC @ 3:09 pm


According to SF chronicle article by Deborah Gage (June 17, 2009, c1) a troublesome online network for buying and selling access to infected computers has been discovered by security researchers. The name of the group is GoldenCashWorld which sell access to online infected computers such as web server, mail server, database server etc. Infected computers are utilized to send spam, SQL injections, XSS attacks, buffer overflow attacks and spread viruses and worms.

According to the article this underground network already have access to more than 100,000 websites and 40% of these compromised computers reside in the United States. This is a growing threat to individuals and business assets in United States which should be taken seriously by National Cyber security Divisions.
GoldenCashWorld is a global underground ring which requires an international law to crack this nut.

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Tags: buffer overflow, cyber crime, GoldenCashWorld, NCD, online infected computer, San Francisco Chronicle, Spam, SQL injection, xss

3 Responses to “Access to computers on sale”

  1. Jim Wagner says:

    Great article and timely. I checked out Golden Cash World and it looks like thousands of other
    sites that present themselves as a portal. I've never trusted that “style” of website — there is no value add to their offering.

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