Microsoft helps thwart infamous spam ring
Microsoft's Internet Safety Enforcement team helped in the investigation by gathering and providing evidence of the defendants' high-volume, illegal spam campaigns.
During a three-week period in mid-2004, MSN Hotmail "trap" accounts -- open e-mail accounts Microsoft monitors to capture spam -- received at least 45,000 messages suspected to have originated from the Internet spam ring.
By Jennifer LeClaire at TechNewsWorld.
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