Details on the Overstock.com Cyberstalking and Spyware Campaign

A couple of weeks ago, I commented on a post that Judd Bagley, chief Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) stalker and “Deep Capture reporter” made on the InvestorVillage message board for Overstock. He stated there: “…my first master stroke was getting a tracking cookie placed on the laptop computer of Dan Schoenherr…” I …

Judd Bagley antics: Part 3

ScipioAfricanus then brings us to the story of SlimVirgin. SlimVirgin is an administrator for Wikipedia. Judd Bagley has been known to sock puppet on Wikipedia with many screen names, and the administrators have disallowed these things. (They even went so far as to ban Wikipedia editing from all IP addresses …

Direct Revenue LLC Being Sued for Spyware

Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General, has filed suit against online advertiser Direct Revenue LLC. The suit claims that the company was secretly installing millions of spyware pop-up advertising programs on people’s computers. Direct Revenue allegedly installed advertising software without user’s consent or knowledge, with the code wrapped into …