Stopping Image-based Spam

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Images have long been part of e-mail communications—from corporate logos in signatures, to scanned documents, and more. But recently, spammers have started using a variety of techniques to embed unsolicited messages into images in order to bypass increasingly sophisticated spam filters used by companies and Internet service providers. The question is, what are you going to do about it?

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