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Spammers Spoof AOL Accounts to Advertise Shady Diet Products

23
Apr
2014

Over the past few days, a large number of AOL customers appear to have sent out spammy emails to the people in their address books. The AOL accounts have not been compromised; instead, spammers are relying on spoofing to make it look like the messages come from a trusted person.

This is an interesting campaign that could involve an AOL Mail exploit.

AOL is taking this step because spammers are sending email that appears to be from valid AOL email addresses. In fact, these emails do n…

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