Spammers take aim at Christmas

Wednesday, 10 November 2004, 6:58 PM EST

Spammers are becoming increasingly clever and sophisticated in developing tactics to spread viruses, gain control of computers and encourage recipients to part with cash.

According to recently published research from content security firm Clearswift, phishing scams remain the spammers' most blatant use of social engineering.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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