email harvesting

email harvesting

Using a spider to search websites in order to extract email addresses for spammers. See spider.
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It's not clear whether journalists were the actual targets of the email harvesting or just included by happenstance.
Every spammer's 'spamware' suite includes email harvesting software.
Tools such as electronic brochures, email harvesting, Search Engine Optimization, website affiliations can help the hotels take control of their rates and where they allocate their rooms.