Is the Bakasoftware Operation Still Up and Running?
In 2008, Bakasoftware reportedly made as much as US$5 million a year from scaring victims into downloading and installing their product to get rid of fake malware infections.1 Many thought the operation had gone out the door yet WhoisXML API threat researcher Dancho Danchev may suggest otherwise. His findings include:
- Three unredacted email addresses used to register the domains identified as indicators of compromise (IoCs)
- More than 50 IP addresses to which the domains resolved
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-  https://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/30/technology/30iht-virus.4.17391770.html