Experts link flood of ‘Canadian Pharmacy’ spam to Russian botnet criminals

[IDG] The world’s currently most voluminous spam generator, “Canadian Pharmacy,” is clogging networks with come-ons for male-enhancement drugs and painkillers – and there’s growing belief it has a link to Russian cybercrime groups selling counterfeit medicines.In this case, “Canadian Pharmacy,” hyping itself as “the #1 Internet Online Drugstore,” is neither Canadian nor a pharmacy. In fact, “Canadian Pharmacy” doesn’t appear to exist as an established Web site but only a shifting hyperlink in a spam message generated by about eight crime botnets.
http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/071609-canadian-pharmacy-spam.html
http://www.cio.com/article/497423/Experts_Link_Flood_of_Canadian_Pharmacy_Spam_to_Russian_Botnet_Criminals
http://news.idg.no/cw/art.cfm?id=882C8A37-1A64-6A71-CEADA2B39A6AA0D7

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