Image Spam Uses Photo Sharing Site to Sneak Under Radar

Secure Computing is reporting that it has detected a new form of image spam that has taken an evolutionary leap over past image spam, using the popular photo sharing site ImageShack to upload spam images.

Spammers are sending e-mails containing a URL leading to the spam images. Once the spam is opened, the image is uploaded from ImageShack, without ever having gone through anti-spam technologies.

The images look like other image spam people have become accustomed to seeing. Security Watch - Spam - Image Spam Uses Photo-Sharing Site to Sneak Under Radar

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