Not all bad
Canned responses to canned virus hoaxes would be a good use for it.
25 posts • joined 18 Sep 2007
Phorm's own blog at http://www.phorm.com/blog/ hasn't had a new post since March 7th. Even the Phorm CEO/Chairman/President/King-of-his-own-shrinking-fiefdom has been silenced.
What's interesting is that on http://www.iii.co.uk/investment/detail?type=&code=cotn%3APHRM.L&it=le&display=community you'll see a list of investors with Phorm Inc in their portfolio that also have these companies (amongst others):
BT Group PLC
Carphone Warehouse Group (The) PLC
Talk about triple whammy.
Not a contradiction in this case: he obviously made enough millions pilfering credit-card numbers that he could actually focus on ideas to improve his country.
Seriously though, if a common thief like this carder can get into politics, it's no wonder an adware/malware author like Kent Ertugrul can get into bed with an ISP or three.
Remember Belkin's gaffe with unauthorised web redirections in their routers? The sort of spammy nonsense that causes web-based services like DynDNS to fail?
Now we have ISP's injecting code into website responses, just like Rogers wants to do in Canada (for bandwidth cap reminders):
I bet Phorm has already approached Rogers with a view to implementing ad-spamming on their network too.
Any ISP doing business with Phorm is a Bad Thing™ (or is that "Any ISP doing business with this "Thing" is bad Phorm"?)
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