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Greatest Hits (and Flops) of the Steve Jobs Link Spammer

October 7, 2011 @ 3:00 pm

Yesterday, Sophos posted a thorough analysis of a link-spam campaign circulating through Facebook. The link campaign, which (beginning early on May 6) used news of the death of computing icon Steve Jobs as a social engineering hook, led 25,669 people into a vortex of marketing survey junk. Many people know that Bitly, the link-shortening service, [...]