Re: A new level of spam?

Subject: Re: A new level of spam?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:50:10 -0700

The most prolific malware spam is black market
commerce. The malware allows the sender to
take over an infected computer and make it part
of a network of computers that can be used to
send still more spam, which the sender collects
fees from businesses to send. There are enough
people who actually buy products and/or services
from unsolicited email advertisements to make it
worthwhile for some businesses to pay someone
to spam their ads to several million people at a

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Suzette Leeming" <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>
> I fail to understand why someone would create something like this,
> other
> than a sick, perverted desire to spread chaos and destruction. Are
> they
> proud of their accomplishments when they see it reported in the news?
> I
> always think it must be a kid because surely adults are too mature for
> this
> type of prank. There's no money in it, unless they made a huge bet
> with
> someone that it could be done.


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