" "This invention is very important for the anti-spam industry," comments Nadezhda Kashenko, Patent Law Group Manager at Kaspersky Lab. "It’s worth pointing out that there are lots of different technologies for detecting spam text messages, but there are very few solutions that can recognise a spam text message in an image. These solutions are very complicated and cumbersome because they have to first find the text in the image and only then decide whether it is spam. Eugene Smirnov’s method is unique. It is a new generation technology, which meant we could assert a patent right for it." "