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Roaring Penguin Rates The Words That Spammers Use

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Roaring Penguin, a company best known for its spam-fighting server software, has recently decided to publicize the most "popular" words found in the spam messages its software has trapped. The list is to be published monthly, and is being offered to interested sites, including this one. We thought publishing it would be a nice way to end the summer season.

Top 10 Spam Words For July

  1. ndsfrwudG

  2. Tadalafil
  3. gation
  4. ruptcy
  5. obli
  6. morta
  7. remov
  8. ffffd5
  9. edit1
  10. display-variation

"This list is quite a surprise!" said a Roaring Penguin spokesman, "we have no idea what ndsfrwudG is.

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