Spam 2.0 Tactics Will Boomerang, Symantec Predicts


We may be seeing desperation moves on the part of spammers to get their messages through improved defenses, if only by overloading antispam protections. Claims that computer users are losing the resurgent war against spam are flat out wrong, a Symantec executive said Friday.

"We're actually doing a better job of catching the newest type of spam," says Doug Bowers, the senior director of the Cupertino, Calif., security company's anti-abuse engineering group. "That's forcing spammers to use more and more obfuscating techniques." Spam 2.0 Tactics Will Boomerang, Symantec Predicts - News by InformationWeek

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