‘Pump-and-Dump’ Spam Surge Linked to Russian Bot Herders

Possible explanation for the recent surge in email spam. I’ve been getting about double and some days even triple my previous level of spam for the past month or so — about 600-700 per day, up from around 300 per day for most of 2006.

(Via Simon Willison.)

β˜… Monday, 27 November 2006

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