February Spam Roundup

Written by Sue Walsh on February 27, 2012


Take a look the top spam headlines for February:


Spam Levels Hit Historic New Lows

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/22/malware_spam_trends_mcafee/


Hey Jude! New Spam Campaign Hawks Fake Beatles Boxed Set

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/02/27/beatles-for-sale-its-spam-of-the-day/


Maine GOP Says State Caucus Results Ended Up In Spam Folder

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0212/73015.html


Waldec Spambot’s Code Recycled For New Malware

http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/02/code-from-slain-spam-botnet-recycled-to-steal-passwords.ars?


Spammers Brandjack GOP Candidates Romney and Gingrich

http://tucsoncitizen.com/usa-today-news/2012/02/12/spammers-play-off-romney-gingrich/

Know of any other good spam story this month? Share it with us!

Comments

Chris Hopkins February 29, 2012

It’s funny to me how there’s always a story every month about spam levels at a new low, and then you look at the other headlines posted here for example and one can’t help but want to dust off the old Y2K bunker lest we all be spammed into oblivion.

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