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Published By: GFI     Published Date: Mar 25, 2008
This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software. In the space of two months, spammers have switched from image spam to using PDF, Excel and ZIP file attachments. By using these attachments to send images instead of embedding them in the body of the email message, spammers have taken the cat-and-mouse game with anti-spam software developers to a new level.
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attachment spam, filter attachment spam, image spam, pdf spam, excel spam, xls spam, stock spam, gfi
    
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Published By: GFI     Published Date: Jul 24, 2007
This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software. The latest tactic is to use the common PDF file format to send image spam. By using PDF attachments to send images instead of embedding them in the body of the email message, spammers have taken the cat-and-mouse game with anti-spam software developers to a new level.
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adobe, adobe acrobat, acrobat, gfi, spam, image spam, pdf spam, anti-spam, anti spam, email security, zombie, zombies, botnet, botnets, hacker, vulnerability, filtering, blocking, mailessentials, mail essentials
    
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