July 9, 2003
Anti-spam vendor FrontBridge Technologies Inc. has identified the top 10 deceptive E-mail subject lines used by spammers to lure recipients into opening their messages. FrontBridge's list was culled from 1,200 enterprise E-mail domains the company filters and analyzes regularly, and the vendor expects more E-mail containing such deceptive subject lines to appear in in-boxes. It reports that deceptive spam tactics grew more than 50% in the first six months of the year.
The list reads: RE: Information you asked for hey Check this out! Is this your email? Please resend the email RE: Your order Past due account Please verify your information Version update RE: 4th of July
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