The term backscatter describes the email an innocent victim receives when a spammer forges the victim’s email address into a spam run. The amount of mail involved can be just a few emails or can range into the hundreds of thousands of emails. Terry Zink recently wrote an 18 part series on backscatter. It is well worth a read.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Recent Comments