Monday, October 02, 2006

Ye Olde OCR Buster

Regular spam-correspondent Nick FitzGerald writes with an example of a spam that he believes is trying to get around both hash busting and OCR in an image.

The image has random dots in the bottom left hand corner to mess up hashing of the GIF itself, and the fonts used are badly rendered unusual fonts.


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