Shalendra Chhabra over at Spam Research has been collecting and analyzing spam since long before the mainstream realized it was such a big problem. Shalendra latest is this piece on how spammers got around Yahoo’s SpamGuard.
Mr. Chhabra is a graduate student in UC Riverside’s computer science department, concentrating on spam related issues from a highly technical perspective.
Watch for more work from Spam Research, which I will also be following here at Spamroll. You can also catch some of Mr. Chhabra’s posts over at Slashdot, under the pseudonym TheBackBencher, including this one about a new report on spam, posted yesterday.
You can also catch the full Scientific American report mentioned above here.
Note: Shalendra has reported the “Split Fit” matter to Yahoo – hopefully they are working on a solution.