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Old 17th January, 2007, 03:03 PM
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Wednesday, 17 January 2007
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JANUARY 16, 2007 | Careful what you read -- spammers are now hijacking legitimate newsletters and electronic advertisements from big-name brands such as the NFL, Amazon, Wal-Mart, eBay, ESPN, US Airways, Kohls, Verizon, and 1-800-Flowers.

"They are trying to mimic a legitimate newsletter as closely as possible, by inserting a single image or a link to one," says Doug Bowers, senior director of anti-abuse engineering at Symantec, which has been closely tracking this growing spamming trend during the past month.....

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