An ad for Rx-Parners pill shop that ships from the US. (Krebs on Security)
Jan 15, 2013 — On today's show, we learn the surprising truth about what actually happens when you click that link to try and purchase herbal Viagra.
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Chances are you've received an email with a subject line like this "The hottest method to please your beloved one" or this "Want to get good health for low prices?" Emails offering "low cost med pills!"
You've probably wondered — who is sending these emails? Does anyone actually click on these links? What happens when they do?
On today's show — we go deep inside the world of spam to answer these questions with the help of cyber-security reporter Brian Krebs and researcher Stefan Savage.
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