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  •   en.WikiPedia.Org: General description of the XRumer software complex

    The article briefly describes the capabilities of the software. There are also links to external information sources.

    Quote: "The program is able to bypass security techniques commonly used by many forums and blogs to deter automated spam, such as account registration, client detection, many forms of CAPTCHAs, and e-mail activation before posting."


  •   pl.WikiPedia.Org: General description of the XRumer software complex

    The article briefly describes the capabilities of the software. There are also links to external information sources.

    Quote: "Obsługuje automatyczne rozpoznawanie CAPTCHA, aktywacje e-mailowe przed wysłaniem wiadomości na forum, rejestrowanie nowych e-maili, użycie proxy (tak by administrator forum nie zorientował się po adresie IP że spamuje go ta sama osoba)."


  •   Symantec Corporation: XRumer: The Spammer’s Toolkit

    An article about how a fishing-employee "slip" of the methods of work.

    Quote: "Xrumer makes it very easy to select any hot topic that’s available at that time."


  •   PDF (1.2 MB): Sophos Labs: THE PARTNERKA – WHAT IS IT, AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?

    Comprehensive article telling about the activities of Black-SEO, and applied in this field instruments.

    Quote: "A special area of black SEO tools are the various spamware tools for blogs, forums and guestbooks, the most popular of which are A-Poster and Xrumer. Their functionality is similar to email spam-sending tools of the recent past, like SendSafe or DarkMailer. A-Poster specializes in spamming guestbooks, while Xrumer works on forums. The latter provides support for automated forum registrations which often require a valid email address and a confirmation. The entire process is fully automated and includes CAPTCHA recognition to generate hundreds of free email accounts."


  •   Washinton Post: Scary Blogspam Automation Tools

    This article is about XRumer 3 and the possibilities of that version. Also is mentioned another software — Send-Safe.

    Quote: "their product can evade a variety of technologies designed to defeat blogspam, such as requiring users to register an account before posting comments, or passing online "Turing tests" through the use of captchas."