Jargons of Info Tech industry
mwm at mired.org
Sun Oct 9 12:32:07 CEST 2005
Roedy Green <my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid> writes:
> There is no fundamental reason that formatted spam should have an
> easier time penetrating your defenses than plain text spam.
Formatted spam can include pictures of words. That's a common spam
tactic - send a multipart/alternative with a text part that look like
a letter from aunt jane - and mention that you're sending a
picture. The picture part is basically a jpeg of a flyer for the spam
If you've got a spam filter that can determine that a picture of words
is spam, I'd like to know about it.
Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> http://www.mired.org/home/mwm/
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.
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