The Spam Diaries

News and musings about the fight against spam.
 by Edward Falk

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Spammers exploit Evite

And this article from the Washington Post. Spammers have found a way to get around Evite's anti-spam restrictions. The article doesn't say how, but I assume that 'bots were used to open multiple Evite accounts or create multiple events.

The spam informed victims that they'd just won a Scottish lottery. It was probably an advance fee fraud of some sort, or perhaps a phish.

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