Spammers Using Own URL Shortening Services for Pharmacy Spam

Symantec uncovered a spam gang who launched their own URL shortening Websites to generate links to pharmaceutical spam sites instead of relying on popular services. –
Spammers have found a way to circumvent security measures at URL shortening Websites that detect and remove malicious links. They are creating their own services on the .info domain, Symantec researchers found.

Symantec has identified over 80 sites set up by spammers designed to shorten Website…