On Nigerian Email Spammers 

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Why are Nigerian email spammers so obvious? According to Microsoft research Cormac Henley, it appears to be a useful method for getting the gullible to self-identify.

Herley’s full report is available, and it’s a fascinating read (well, at least a fascinating skim).


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