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Popular Spammers Strategies and Tactics
From: "Dancho Danchev" <dancho.danchev () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 18:18:54 -0800

During 2007, spammers on a worldwide basis demonstrated their
adaptability to the ongoing efforts anti-spam vendors put into
ensuring their customers enjoy the benefits of having a spam-free
inbox. What strategies do spammers use in order to achieve this? What
tactics do they use in order to obtain email addresses, verify their
validity, ensure they reach the highest number of receipts as possible
in the shortest time span achievable, while making sure their spam
campaigns remain virtually impossible to shut down?

The articles details strategies and tactics such as :
Redirectors/doorway pages; Rapid tactical warfare;
Verification/confirmation of delivery; Consolidation; Outsourcing; and
Affiliation based models.



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