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Day: March 2, 2011

Free hosting of spam content on forum sites

Like any good scammer, spammers are always looking for ways around the system, knowing that their spam will be blocked if it contains the real URL they are trying to promote (in this case “”).  In this example, they are using a workaround to fight both real-time anti-spam protection and

Reality check – Spam is going up

In January we reported about the sudden increase in spam after a very quiet Christmas New year period. The Christmas lull followed a sustained decrease over the last few months of 2010 leading some to speculate about the future of spam and having “won the war”.  Having watched the trends