ZDNet: 711 million email addresses ensnared in ‘largest’ spambot

ZDNet: 711 million email addresses ensnared in ‘largest’ spambot. “A huge spambot ensnaring 711 million email accounts has been uncovered. A Paris-based security researcher, who goes by the pseudonymous handle Benkow, discovered an open and accessible web server hosted in the Netherlands, which stores dozens of text files containing a huge batch of email addresses, passwords, and email servers used to send spam.”