Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Spammers bypass spam filters with non-Latin characters

Spammers use a variety of ways, such as images and ASCII text, to bypass spam filters and get. As phishing emails and other messages delivered to the mailbox of Internet users but recently the use of non-Latin characters, a trend to be.
This allows anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab. It concerns in particular Italian phishing emails, which spammers use certain non-Latin characters to replace. Latin characters This is possible thanks to the UTF-8 encoding system, in which characters from different writing systems can be combined in the same e-mails said analyst Maria Rubinstein. In the image below, several of the non-Latin characters underlined in red.

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