Malicious attachments in April came disguised as e-greetings and notifications about faxes.
Alphanumeric CAPTCHAs - those more or less difficult-to-read combinations that are used by many online services to discern whether a user is human or a bot - have been in use for over 15 years now, but I've yet to meet a person who likes "solving" them.
In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages from mobile applications.
Recent spam emails apparently sent from AOL email addresses and hawking diet products are a direct consequence of a breach of the company's networks and systems, AOL has confirmed on Monday.
Weight loss spam is once again being massively spewed out from compromised Twitter accounts, but the question on everyone's mind is how the accounts got commandeered by the spammers in the first place.