Everybody's seen it by now. Spam is up like gangbusters in the last few months. And not just in volume; a lot more of it is getting through filtering mechanisms that had previously been pretty reliable. It's an aggravating and depressing situation.Check it out over here.
A number of factors have contributed to the situation, and what they all have in common, unfortunately, is that spammers are getting much more sophisticated.
The Spammers Strike Back
Posted on Friday, Nov 10 2006 @ 05:28 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
eWeek has an editorial about the recent surge of spam: