[Dshield] Rise in UCE
david.vincent at mightyoaks.com
Sun Jan 4 18:57:09 GMT 2004
it simply rocks!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Leone [mailto:loki at psu.edu]
> Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 8:25 AM
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] Rise in UCE
> well I don't have any figures to back anything up. But I have
> a Penn State
> Email account which I use for almost everything. But PSU is
> too cheap to
> put up any sort of good anti-spam solutions. Most every other
> isp I have
> either used, owned, or worked with has had some sort of spam
> filter. I see,
> however, more of a ratio every day from the ratio of real
> emails to junk mail.
> I would say back in January 2003 I would get 2 spam messages
> for every 80
> normal e-mail message per day (checked every ten minutes).
> By August 2003, I would get 15 for every 80 normal e-mail messages.
> By this month I am receiving 7 spam messages for every 3
> normal e-mails.
> 90% for pornography, 10% for illegal drugs.
> I will definitely try Netscape 7.1 for E-mail - Anybody else have any
> ideas? I wish the Netgear's and Linksys' had spam-blocking
> Soho routers.
> At 12:19 AM 1/4/2004, you wrote:
> >While I have seen a spike in Klez virus infected (Microsoft
> patch and
> >today, I have seen an 80% drop in UCE since December 19/
> Most of the
> >spam is Ralskey controlled sites touting drugs.
> >December 18 report:
> >1481 received
> > 842 delivered
> > 3 forwarded
> > 16 deferred (207 deferrals)
> > 28 bounced
> > 636 rejected
> >January 3 report:
> >1740 received
> > 1632 delivered
> > 0 forwarded
> > 0 deferred
> > 2 bounced
> > 108 rejected
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