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UC-San Diego Computer Scientists Shed Light on Internet Scams


August 6, 2007

Geoff Voelker and Stefan Savage
Computer scientists have found striking differences between the infrastructure used to distribute spam and the infrastructure used to host the online scams advertised in unwanted email messages. The discovery should aid in the fight to reduce spam volume and shut down illegal online businesses and malware sites.
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University of California, San Diego

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