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December 2009 Spam Report

Published By: McAfee
McAfee
Published:  Dec 09, 2009
Length:  9 pages

Despite the six-year-old CAN-SPAM Act, spammers routinely abuse the law and continue to deliver their obnoxious email. One year ago, a major spam-hosting ISP was shut down, causing an impressive drop in botnet activity. Today, however, spam authors are more active and smarter than ever. Spammers love to tailor their messages to the news and the season. Read this report to gain a greater understanding of current spam threats.



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