Pump-and-dump scam spam switches on video

Uses video clips to shill stock and dodge antispam defensesPump-and-dump stock scammers have begun spiking their spam with high-quality video clips — the latest move in a long-running scheme that in the past has relied on image files, PDF documents and even robotic audio to dupe consumers, Symantec said.Symantec Corp. said on Monday that it had snared samples of pump-and-dump spam that linked to a high-definition video stream hyping a uranium exploration firm’s stock.

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