Links to reports about spam messages and tactics.
Looking for reports published before 2016? Click here to view an archive of spam report listings on the legacy Hoax-Slayer website.
Message purporting to be from Facebook, claims that the user’s Facebook account has been deactivated and urges him or her to follow a link to reactivate the account.
I often receive emails that ask why random text is sometimes hidden within HTML spam messages. You may not even see these hidden messages unless you view the source code of the email.
Spammers will use any means at their disposal to get you to notice the garbage they inflict on your inbox. One dirty trick that seems to be increasingly employed by spammers is to change the date on incoming emails so that they are more likely to gain your attention when they cross your inbox.