Spam diet becoming more sophisticated


Spammers are becoming more sophisticated in the way they present their messages to avoid spam filters, and how they harvest email addresses, according to security specialists.

McAfee's study of spam in August showed that the links in emails used 72 per cent more website addresses per hour in an effort to stop domains being identified by spam filters and weeded out.

"It's a cat and mouse game where spammers try to change their URLs faster than the anti-spam companies can react," said Guy Roberts, development manager at McAfee. Spam diet becoming more sophisticated - vnunet.com

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