This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software. In the space of two months, spammers have switched from image spam to using PDF, Excel and ZIP file attachments. By using these attachments to send images instead of embedding them in the body of the email message, spammers have taken the cat-and-mouse game with anti-spam software developers to a new level.
This White Paper explains what image spam is and how it tries to escape detection. But it also describes how the filter provided by MessageLabs hosted services uses subtle clues to expose image spam - and so delivers a cost-effective solution to what can be an irritating and business-compromising problem. Learn more today!
Spammers have now fired a new barrage of image spam using randomized images that appear identical to the human eye, yet appear to be entirely unique to most anti-spam software. Many of the changes to the images contained within spam messages are so subtle that they require a pixel-by-pixel examination of the image in order to detect the differences. Read how Secure Computing effectively addresses this problem.
This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software. The latest tactic is to use the common PDF file format to send image spam. By using PDF attachments to send images instead of embedding them in the body of the email message, spammers have taken the cat-and-mouse game with anti-spam software developers to a new level.
Published By: Red Condor
Published Date: Mar 17, 2008
Your network is defenseless against image-based spam attacks. Red Condor reveals how a simple approach can result in a less than 0.01% false-positive rate while achieving long term spam block rates greater than 98%. Get this white paper to arm yourself against the latest malicious email threats. Follow the instructions below and you'll learn the secret to living in a spam-free world.
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