[Dshield] Spam Falloff (was Increased activity)
RShady at stny.rr.com
Mon Aug 18 20:04:28 GMT 2003
We've seen a huge drop in spam since Road Runner blocked
135, 137-139 and 445 due to Blaster.
Darren Gasser wrote:
> I've seen a small, but not huge, decrease in spam here.
> A couple other reasons some peoples' spamload may be down:
> - Ron Guilmette and a couple of other spamfighters are now running extensive
> honeynets to catch the big open proxy hijacker spammers, and they've
> recently succeeded in getting a couple big-time spambags disconnected from
> their main provider.
> - China has finally started to pay attention to the massive spam problem in
> their country and some spamhausen have already gotten the Big Red Boot.
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