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+ - Spammers 'Gearing Up' Botnets for Holiday Rush->

chicksdaddy writes: Spam — there's less of it, but its much nastier, according to the latest statistics from Google's Postini e-mail security service. According to a post on Google's Enterprise blog, the viral content of spam e-mail (both malicious links and attachments) was up 111% from the same quarter in 2009, even as spam volume overall dropped 24%. The Summertime malware push may be evidence of a push to pump up bot networks in advance of the busy holiday online shopping season, according to Google researchers.
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Spammers 'Gearing Up' Botnets for Holiday Rush

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This is clearly another case of too many mad scientists, and not enough hunchbacks.

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