Spammers exploit anti-spam trap

Wednesday, 8 September 2004, 11:21 AM EST

A survey shows that spammers are the biggest users of a technique designed to find out if e-mail comes from the net address it says it does.

The system was developed to stop mail senders faking the address in e-mail messages to give them an aura of authenticity and fool spam filters.

However, the system is proving good at stopping spoofing and phishing attacks.

At BBC.

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