"Spam, oh spam — can we ever get rid of you? 2008 saw a promising blow to the endless sea of junk mail, but the relief didn’t last for long. Now, spam experts say new forms of annoyances are on the way for the new year. "Some battles have been won in 2008, but the war is far from over," says Martin Thorborg, co-founder of SPAMfighter, a software development and spam research company.
So far, junk mail has managed to infiltrate only about 22 percent of its potential Internet territory, Thornberg says. That means more methods — and, yes, more headaches — are bound to be on the horizon. " – Content courtesy of The state of spam: What to expect in 2009 | InfoWorld | News | 2009-01-05 | By JR Raphael, PC World