To anyone, Spam is an annoying thing and via emails are the most popularly used method. Currently these days Spamming got way easier and cooler with this dark web service that speeds up the process drastically.
A simplifies everything making anyone fire away plenty of Jabber Spam within minutes and even people do take up the offer provided.
Currently, Drug dealers, credit card thieves, and hackers advertise the services provided by them using the Jabber, an instant messaging protocol.
The motherboard had received an advert on Thursday that reads,”Custom coded ransomware—unstoppable. $300 or 50/50 split”.
If you take a look at these advertisements, they look too good to be true asking to transfer funds from stolen credit cards into bitcoins, Here is another such ad that read,”Fake Scans ~ 30$ for your CC [credit card] to BTC [bitcoin] way and other business!”.
They are nothing but private jabber messages few might include – like the 2nd advertisement which contained marketing service. Even links to Tor Hidden Service can be found on the bottom of the mail.
Described as a “semiautomatic Jabber advert service,” the main dark website allows visitors to send out their own spam.
The spammer needs to enter the Jabber address, the Message (Enter your link and info about the project), a link would be beneficial in pointing the victim to the direct product.
Payment: 0.04BTC (i.e) approximately or above $40 the amount for the service to the creators.
A user targets their adverts, especially on carding, hacking, or drug demographics.
To become the partner of the service a user can need to pay $400 to enable a link at the bottom of each and every message sent out by the service for a period of 1 month.
Another cool site can combine and collect links that advertise products such as VPN, bank login credentials, and stolen credit card information.
How authentic do the Jabber Spam look?
Each spam messages appear to come from instantly generated burner accounts, and even the accounts change weekly since it was different on each day.
Many users had been facing noticeable amount of Jabber messages from the beginning of this year and the spam list of potential customers are so easy to find since many posted their jabber address publically.
Even in the past hackers have targeted these address and this is just the biggest of the Jabber Spam in recent times.