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Submitted by 21232f297a57a5a... on Wed, 05/02/2007 - 11:03am

Spam, modern-day
junk mail, is unfortunately all too familiar to anyone with an email
address. No longer limited to the marketing of questionable
pharmaceuticals, spam is a medium for the spread of malicious
software, and is widely used for fraud, like phishing and advance fee
scams. Our work suggests that more convincing spam is in the offing,
once spammers take full advantage of data they already have access
to, and the scale at which spammers operate can put defenders at a
disadvantage. We are examining these problems and looking at ways we
can begin addressing them.

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