vendredi 2 avril 2010

Didier Gaultier: Threats From Email Spam Is Still Strong

Email spam

Last week, Jacqui Cheng from Ars Technica gave an opinionated (not in a bad way though) about the latest findings that came out of Ipsos Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG): The numbers reveal that half of Norh-Americans and Western Europeans respondents confessed that they opened a spam email intentionally. Even though some of them argue that they opened the email to put their names off the spammed list (ie unsubscribe), 15% said that they wanted to learn about the offer!! Even worse: 4% have forwarded spam to their friends :D Surprisingly, the research that led to those findings also shows that opening spam messages is not a mistake made by the elderly: Under-35-year-olds also admit to open spammy-looking emails to look what's inside.

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