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Spam Trail Uncovers Junk Empire


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Posted 27 September 2006 - 11:31 AM

An investigation into a seemingly routine series of spam messages has revealed how sophisticated the business of online crime has become...Analysis of the net addresses where the e-mail messages originated showed that more than 100,000 hijacked home computers spread across 119 nations had been used to despatch the junk mail...Behind the scenes was a sophisticated network of computers that handled the traffic generated when people clicked on links in messages and directed them to the right site...

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