Spam Tactics Getting Worse

from the can't-keep-up dept

There have been a bunch of stories recently about spammers hijacking computers to resend spam (and making it nearly untraceable to its original source). However, this BBC story trying to track down a group of spammers discovered that they’re also hijacking computers owned by major companies to host their own websites. By picking out a random spam, the reporter discovered that the website it took him to was actually hosted by British Airways – who had no idea the site existed.

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