Jigar Mehta’s WebBlog

May 19, 2007

How Image Spam works..

Filed under: Uncategorized — jigarme @ 12:05 am

Image Spam—an e-mail solicitation that uses graphical images of text to avoid filters—is not new. Recently, though, it reached an unprecedented level of sophistication and took off. A year ago, fewer than five out of 100 e-mails were image spam, according to Doug Bowers of Symantec. Today, up to 40 percent are. Meanwhile, image spam is the reason spam traffic overall doubled in 2006, according to antispam company Borderware. It is expected to keep rising.

Read more at, (thanks scott for sharing good piece of information), http://csoonline.com/read/040107/fea_spam_by_the_numbers.html

Stay tuned.. Wave

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