10. A type of program that a spammer uses to find email addresses

A spambot is a program used by spammers that trolls the Internet searching for email addresses. This is the answer to the tenth question of SearchCRM.com's email marketing quiz.

Answer: spambot

A spambot is a program designed to collect, or harvest, email addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited email, also known as spam. A spambot can gather email addresses from Web sites, newsgroups...
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