October 30th, 2007, 23:40 PM
Storm Worm sent 15 million pump-and-dump e-mails
The Storm Worm botnet network may be shrinking in size, but it has managed to send out 15 million of those annoying audio spam messages in October, according to anti-spam vendor MessageLabs.
It's hard to believe that the Storm messages were effective. Recipients had to first click on an attachment -- usually given a misleading name such as beatles.mp3 or Britney.mp3 -- to hear the stock pitch,...