Save your soul with spam

Posted by   Virus Bulletin on   Dec 2, 2004

Spam goes yet one step further - spiritual salvation!

We are all accustomed to receiving spam that advertises herbal medicines, designer watches, new mortgages and online degrees - and we are even used to seeing spam that promises 'quickie' ordinations for aspiring ministers - but MessageLabs has reported an influx of spam that goes one step further and offers the recipient spiritual salvation.

According to researchers at MessageLabs 'spiritual spam' may not push a product of any kind, but may simply urge recipients to accept God into their lives. Some of the messages even provide a prayer that 'can save you or someone you love'. Perhaps a prayer that can help you to stop spam would be a useful addition.

Posted on 2 December 2004 by Virus Bulletin




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