Mehika

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Mehika
Alias TwitterBot, Hittler
Group Pharming (group)
Parent
Sibling
Family
Relations Variants:

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Parent of:
Distribution of:
Campaigns:

Target
Origin
Distribution vector
UserAgent
CCProtocol Twitter (Centralized), SMTP (Centralized)
Activity 2009 /
Status
Language
Programming language
Operation/Working group

Introduction

Selon le blog Spamfighter[1], Mehika serait apparu vers septembre 2010. On cite aussi TwitterBot v1.0 et Hittler v1.0 comme alias de Mehika. Hittler v1.0 a été annoncé par son concepteur le 23 août 2009 avec les caractéristiques suivantes:

  • Multiple Accounts
  • Once it's done botting one account it will automatically switch to the next account.
  • Multiple Key Word Searches
  • Multiple Auto Post - Switches accounts and bots on them.

PF hittler v1 0.jpg

Features


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Checksums / AV databases

Publications

 AuthorEditorYear
Discerning relationships: the Mexican botnet connectionRanieri RomeraTrend Micro2010
Mexican Twitter-controlled botnet unpickedJohn LeydenThe Register2010
Security experts detected new Twitter-controlled botnetInconnuSpamfighter2010
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