In the first post in this series I showed some data from my phpbb2 honey pot board that has been collecting spammers for several months now. One of the most interesting observations (as far as I am concerned) is the posting frequency. The posting bot would log on, post, wait 25 seconds, post a second time, wait 25 seconds, post a third post, and then log off for several hours. This behavior would repeat throughout the day with the same user account coming in from different IP addresses around the Earth.
I suggested that this behavior was an indication of “zombie computers” and since today is Halloween it seems a good time to finish the topic.