Spammers use many tactics to try to get people to read their messages and click their links. One tactic that is being given a real workout right now is to disguise the spam messages as news reports.
All links in the messages - including secondary links - open a decidedly dodgy "Science News" page hosted on a Russian server. As with the spam emails, the page is designed to look like a genuine news article.
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Last updated: October 10, 2013