Drive-by Spamming

This really pisses me off. This kind of stuff should really be illegal. Just because a port is open, doesn’t give you a right to spam it. That’s like tossing junk mail through someone’s open window.

Spammers slip ads through Windows
By Robert Lemos

“Spammers have co-opted an administration feature in Microsoft’s Windows operating systems and are using it to bring up intrusive advertisements on Internet-connected computers.”