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FORUM SPAM [1 record]

Record 1 2008-06-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Internet and Telematics
DEF

An unsolicited or unwanted electronic communication transmitted to a large number of recipients through a forum.

OBS

Spam is usually commercial (advertisements), noncommercial (political, social or religious commentaries) or malicious (advance fee fraud and phishing) in nature.

OBS

This type of spam is not as popular with spammers because most forums require registration. As a result it is harder to automate.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Internet et télématique
DEF

Communication électronique indésirable et non sollicitée envoyée à un grand nombre de destinataires au moyen d'un forum.

OBS

Les pourriels sont habituellement de nature commerciale (publicité), non commerciale (articles relatifs à la politique, à la société ou à la religion) ou malhonnête (hameçonnage).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Internet y telemática
CONT

Spam en foros. El spam en un foro de Internet se produce cuando un usuario publica información o informaciones sustancialmente similares que desvirtúan o no tienen nada que ver con el tema de conversación [...]

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