Spammers will become more creative and make full use of the technology that will be available over the next few years. Although spammers’ efforts to bypass the anti-spam industry’s filters will continue, they will focus more and more on human behavior and email usage patterns. This is what spammers have been doing over the past few years – and with considerable success – so if the formula is working now, there is no reason why they won’t use it over and over. Spam may look different in five years’ time, but the underlying strategy will not have changed much.
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