The image spammer's new bag of tricks

Tuesday, 29 May 2007, 3:56 PM EST

The latest image spam generation allows spammers to reduce the e-mail size and return to the higher volumes of mail they once enjoyed. This makes it easier for spammers to use zombies, or infected computers, around the world. "All spammers need is just a link to pull images to the end user's screen. HTML code makes the spammed image delivery automatic," said TrustedSource's Dmitri Alperovich.

At TechNewsWorld.

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