Spammers Chase Kate and Will With Engagement Ring Offer

Spammers find a way to tap in on most major world events, from celebrity deaths to tsunamis. So it’s no surprise that the boys (and girls) with the botnets are trying to cash in on the biggest news event of the moment: the royal wedding of Prince William of Great Britan to Kate Middleton. 

Royal spamSpammers find a way to tap in on most major world events, from celebrity deaths to tsunamis. So it’s no surprise that the boys (and girls) with the botnets are trying to cash in on the biggest news event of the moment: the royal wedding of Prince William of Great Britan to Kate Middleton. 

Securelist, the Kaspersky Lab research blog says that researchers have detected spam e-mails hocking phony replicas of the engagement ring William gave his bride. This is just the latest in a string of royal wedding themed spam to come out in recent weeks, as public attention and anticipation of the nuptuals mounted. 

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