An In-depth Analysis of Spam and Spammers
Source: Hannam university
Electronic mail services have become an important source of communication for millions of people all over the world. Due to this tremendous growth, there has been a significant increase in spam traffic. Spam messes up user's inbox, consumes network resources and spread worms and viruses. This paper studies the characteristics of spam and the technology used by spammers. In order to counter anti spam technology, spammers change their mode of operation, therefore continues evaluation of the characteristics of spam and spammers technology has become mandatory. These evaluations help them to enhance the existing anti spam technology and thereby help them to combat spam effectively.