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Pornographic Image Spam

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Image spam on the whole is on the decline, and stock pump-and-dump has all but disappeared. But image spam hasn’t been eliminated altogether. Lately our spam detection center has seen a significant increase in pornographic image spam (the URLs are … Continue reading →

Beware of Online Games Spam

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A massive attack this weekend has been inundating users with emails with subjects like “Wow, Cool Games” and the like. The content of the email messages contain only “Try http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where the X’s are varying IP addresses. At one point … Continue reading →

Happy New Year

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To our friends, colleagues and partners in Israel and throughout the world celebrating Rosh Hashana, best wishes for a sweet, healthy New Year.

Hijacking legitimate sites in spam

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We came across a very well-built spam attack that uses a different link for every item, and each link leads to a different legitimate site, in which the spammer has installed a rogue page. Sample spam message

NFL Season Kicks Off… With a New Virus

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The NFL season just began, and the virus writers are already hard at work trying to turn it to their advantage. This weekend, Commtouch labs identified an outbreak of NFL-related spam messages with links to a malware site. The content … Continue reading →

Spammers launch DDOS attacks against anti-spam organizations.

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SANS Institute reported on Monday, June 11 2007, that several well known anti-spam organizations such as Spamhaus, SURBL (Spam URI Realtime Blocklists) and URIBL (Realtime URI Blacklist) have been targeted in attempt to bring them down. For the full story … Continue reading →