Spammers go island hopping to bypass filter

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 11:12 AM EST

Anti-spam researchers at security company McAfee have discovered a new spamming trend nicknamed 'spam island-hopping'.

The new trend involves spammers using the domain names of small islands as website links in spam campaigns. McAfee has traced spam activity from the Isle of Man to the tiny tropical island of Tokelau in the South Pacific.

At The Register.

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