Spam Spotted Using TinyURL

A co-worker yesterday forwarded to me a piece of junk e-mail he'd received that used a clever yet simple method for not only getting around spam filters, but also obfuscating the destination Web site.

The hyperlink to the spam site was made with TinyURL, a free Web redirection service that has long helped people shrink overly long Internet addresses into ... well, tiny ones. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 18th June 2006 7:46AM