Backscatter Spam

Harris, Mark
September 2008
SC Magazine: For IT Security Professionals (UK Edition);Sep2008, p10
The article presents information about backscatter, a type of spam made up of nondelivery (NDR) messages. This form of spam happens when electronic mail bounce messages back to the original sender of the mail. It is noted that it is hard to determine the difference between legitimate bouncers and spam messages.


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