Spammers Using New Means of Communication, Report Says

Spammers are increasingly turning to mobile text messaging, Web-based instant messaging, blogs and social-networking communities such as, according to mail services company MessageLabs. The company, which sells a Web-filtering and instant messaging service, said in a report that spammers are increasingly targeting new means of communication to "bypass e-mail-based antispam measures and more effectively target recipients based on their age, location and other characteristics."

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