31 December 2006

Spam on the rise with new breeds

(PC World)
Researchers and IT managers are complaining that spam levels have risen significantly in recent months - some organizations have reported increases as high as 80 percent. Overall spam volume has increased 67 percent since August 2006. The new spam evades traditional spam filters because it doesn't include any text -- instead, it uses an image embedded in the body of an e-mail to deliver its message.