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Russian Ask.fm spamming tool spotted in the wild

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On their way to occupy an even bigger market share, spammers constantly look for new ways to increase visitor conversion, and target as many users as possible with the least amount of time and money invested. For years, their tactics included the development of cybercrime friendly online communities, sophisticated harvesting and validation of emails and user names across popular Web services, abusing the Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM)¬†trust established between the most popular providers of free Web based email, development of DIY image spam generating platforms,¬†conversion of malware-infected hosts into spam spewing zombies, and most importantly, efficient ways to bypass […]

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