Spammers get seriously clever

by Limbic on April 23, 2004

You have probably head of SETI @ home and other systems where your computers idle time can be used as part of a massive parallel computing project. These projects harnassed the unused processing power of internet conneced PC, normally for noble ends.

That has changed.

A spam outfit is offering people $1 per CPU hour to use their computers as spam relays. Essentially it means you can use your PC to forward spam for spammers as an sending server. It is as ingenius as it is awful.

Here are the swines.

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