Valentine’s day – everybody’s favorite Hallmark holiday – is just around the corner and as every year, you ignore it at your own peril. The good folks over at Microsoft put a little infographic together that looks at the current state of work email as a conduit for office romance.
Have you this kind of comment lately: “Wow, Thats kinda crazy when you think about it dude” or “Wow, this really does make a lot of sense dude. Wow.” Usually it is followed by a link to a site like www.net-privacy.at.tc, www.anonymize.edu.tc or www.anon-tools.tk. You’re not alone. Virtually every high-profile site on the Internet that features comments is currently full of messages like these. Of course, comment spam is nothing new, but these guys are not only targeting high-profile sites – their comments actually make it onto these sites with alarming regularity and most are never removed by the site owners.