Spam

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a canned meat made largely from pork

unwanted e-mail (usually of a commercial nature sent out in bulk)

send unwanted or junk e-mail

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Phishers are able to convince up to 5 percent of recipients to respond according to the Anti-Phishing Working Group, an industry association formed to fight the problem of phishing and e-mail spoofing.
New features include protection against e-mail spoofing and fraud by automatically filtering for fraudulent URL addresses; Outbreak Alert notification for Internet viruses and worms; elimination of spam in Yahoo!
Business e-mail is increasingly hard-hit by spam, e-mail spoofing and phishing, as well as a continuing string of e-mail-borne viruses and worms.
Maier explains that a common standard is important in part because e-mail spoofing (which allows scammers to make their message appear to originate from a bank or online retailer) is one of the problems that contributes to phishing.
Risks: E-mail spoofing. A hacker is able to hide his identity by changing the information in an e-mail header.