CNN Spam

Apparently there is a new type of spam going around. Spammers have gotten smarter and are now spoofing CNN’s notification emails as spam. Here’s an email that I got today:

Spammers getting smarter

Spammers getting smarter

These emails contain current news, completely legitimate but they link to the spammer’s own website.  This website will have the usual boatlaod of adverts and malware.

Due to these spoofed CNN emails, Gmail has started flagging real CNN emails as spam. It sucks that spam emails are actually pushing legitimate email to the spam folder.

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