Spammers Take Advantage of Online Storage Service

Microsoft's Windows Live SkyDrive, an online storage service for sharing files and links it launched in beta this past August, became a repository for spammers to host links to their electronic junk mail. McAfee's Avert Labs was first to point it out in an alert. Within a day, Microsoft gave the e-pests the e-boot, but not before the spammers uploaded "tens of thousands" of files to the service, according to Avert.

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