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Spammers Switching Tactics: "Table Painting" Spam


Spammers' efforts to reach their prospective customers continue today with increased creativity and complexity in constructing and generating different arts, styles, images, and other elements trying to bypass anti-spam filters. We have been monitoring recent spammer tactics that use cleverly arranged tables in HTML for spamming purposes. It is interesting to observe how spammers improve their tactics every time by switching, combining, and tweaking or enhancing these tactics to send out mass mailings. The entire strategy can be seen as a continuous cycle where every stage is an emerging trend or an execution phase inherited from the previous cycle(s).

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