Spammers using images to fool filters

Friday, 30 June 2006, 1:07 AM EST

Spammers are increasingly sneaking their messages past e-mail filters by sending their pitches as images rather than text, spam experts say.

The images fool some filters because they have no easy way of knowing whether a graphical file contains an innocent photograph of a friend's birthday party or embedded text pitching Viagra or a company's stock.

At CIO Today.

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