10 Things You Should Know About Spam - 5.

By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2007-12-03 Print this article Print
10 Things You Should Know About Spam - 5.

Pharming software can be delivered via e-mail to direct users to a fraudulent Web site. Pharming usually relies on DNS hijacking.

Between marketers and malware, spam has some powerful perpetrators. Technologies such as fast-flux DNS, which uses a large number of servers and quick-changing domain records, have created botnets with spamming zombies that are hard to take down. In fact,
Cameron Sturdevant Cameron Sturdevant has been with the Labs since 1997, and before that paid his IT management dues at a software publishing firm working with several Fortune 100 companies. Cameron also spent two years with a database development firm, integrating applications with mainframe legacy programs. Cameron's areas of expertise include virtual and physical IT infrastructure, cloud computing, enterprise networking and mobility, with a focus on Android in the enterprise. In addition to reviews, Cameron has covered monolithic enterprise management systems throughout their lifecycles, providing the eWEEK reader with all-important history and context. Cameron takes special care in cultivating his IT manager contacts, to ensure that his reviews and analysis are grounded in real-world concern. Cameron is a regular speaker at Ziff-Davis Enterprise online and face-to-face events. Follow Cameron on Twitter at csturdevant, or reach him by email at csturdevant@eweek.com.

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