Unfortunately Spam Can Generate Sales

Posted on August 20, 2003

Spam is awful and annoying, but it apparently does generate sales even for the most misleading of spammers. An article in Wired reports how a security hole at a penis-enlargement pill company unveiled a strong sales report. A sales report was found unprotected on the website and listed hundreds of sales of the $50 pills. Unfortunately, many people -- including people who should have known better -- were buying the penis pills in droves. The penis pill company (Amazing Internet Products) is owned by a high-school drop-out. Read more at Wired.com.

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