Friday, April 1, 2011

Where does Spam come from?

      Do you all know where all that spam mail in your email account comes from? Well, believe it or not it comes from all the websites you visit. Every website, chat rooms, newsgroups, and etc. that you visit collects your collects your email addresses. Some viruses even harvest your address books from your accounts.

     Spammers use botnets which is a network of virus infected computers to take your email address infromation and send 80% of spam in the world. Spammers also sell your email addresses to other spammers. From the looks of it, spam will never end.

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