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Online Unsolicited, commercial bulk–junk E-mail. See Mail list, USENET.
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According to the "Spam and Phishing 2017" report published by Kaspersky Lab, the spammers monitor the time when the people would be busy with certain global events and send them fraudulent messages with official logos of a particular on-going event including additional information about the organizers and sponsors to increase the credibility of the messages.
An emerging trend of spammers phishing corporate networks has also come to light.
The prolific spammers have used their skills to help aid in a number of marketing campaigns despite being listed on the Register of Known Spam Operations (ROKSO).
Topsites was listed among the top 100 spammers, as per the ROKSO listing that is the Register of Known Spam Operations.
However mobile spam continues to be received by cell phone users from less protected sources, and the mobile spammers that remain active in North America are some of the most determined and persistent in the world.
But with that method, the spammers incurred the cost of buying SIM cards.
Users have also been advised and encouraged to report and block any spammers that they come across.
"We are committed to fighting spam on all fronts, by continuing to grow our anti-spam team and using every tool at our disposal to shut down spammers," Twitter wrote.
"Twitter is being hammered hard by spammers," said Oliver Thompson.
Symantec Intelligence expects to see spammers taking advantage of other upcoming "calendar events" with one of the most important traditional Chinese New Year celebrations starting this week and continuing for several days, as well as the fast-approaching Valentine's Day.
Legitimate services are much quicker to respond to abuse, and spammers are preying on the knowledge that many people are familiar with shortened links through their use in social media, and have developed a false sense of security about them.
The zombie machines used to spread spam emails are now distributed fairly evenly throughout the world, signalling the end of the spammers' geographical expansion.