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Thursday, March 24, 2005

Yahoo! News - Users To Blame For Spam

Here's something everyone should read if they're really serious about canning the spam. Get the full story here.
Yahoo! News - Users To Blame For Spam: "Eighteen percent of users admitted that they'd clicked on the 'unsubscribe' link in spam, another behavior that's exploited by spammers, who then know the address, and perhaps the entire domain, are active and so potential targets for follow-on spam campaigns. Even worse, spammers sell and trade lists with virus writers eager to accumulate bots, so by telling a spammer they're 'live,' users increase their risk of later receiving worms and viruses"