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How Spammers Get E-Mail Addresses

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Some of the tools and sources employed in harvesting e-mail addresses from the Web include the following:

  • Web spiders
  • Newsgroups
  • Groups, blogs, and discussion boards
  • Test messages
  • Unsubscribe links
  • Malware
  • Unsubscribe requests
  • Buying and stealing addresses

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