By Dancho Danchev
Just like in every market, in the underground ecosystem demand too, meets supply on a regular basis.
Thanks to the systematically released DIY SMS flooding applications, cybercriminals have successfully transformed this market segment into a growing and professionally oriented niche market. From the active abuse of the features offered by legitimate infrastructure providers such as ICQ and Skype, to the abuse of Web-based SMS sending gateways, cybercriminals continue developing and releasing point’n'click DIY SMS flooding tools.
In this post, I’ll profile one of the most recently released DIY SMS flooders, this time relying on 23 publicly available SMS-sending Web services, primarily located in Russia.