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Spammers Use $25 Software to Implement CEO Spam

The malware program that generates the trending employee/CEO email spam that has been hitting companies around the globe can be purchased for $25 on the black market. Security researchers from antivirus firm Trend Micro recently revealed that the scam uses a commercial keylogger program called Olympic Vision. Hackers use the software to mimic executives of companies and send them to the accounting department in the hopes of getting the accounting person to be tricked into sending money to these spammers.

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