Spam Ranger Finds the Source of Web Spam

Some Microsoft researchers have found a way to trace back redirection web spam to it’s origins. Apparently most of the web spam using this technique originates from just a few hosts, leading the authors of this paper to believe that there are a few syndicates creating most of the spam sites that flood many search terms.

The paper also lists the most commonly used free hosting/blogging sites of spammers, and a number of other techniques and tricks they use.

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