Spammers latch on to political subjects

Spam climbed to 71% of all e-mail in OctoberUS Congressman Ron Paul is hot. Image spam is not.According to Symantec’s Spam Monthly Report issued at the beginning of the week, US presidential hopefuls for the 2008 election are already hot subject-line topics, with Congressman Ron Paul emerging as spammers’ favorite.Meanwhile, image spam that just a year ago was flooding — and often fooling — antispam filters, now only accounts for about 7% of all spam sent.
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