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November 13, 2008

Spam canned

Anecdotes aren't evidence, but I noticed yesterday that I'd received much less Spam than usual. At the time, I thought that one of my e-mail servers was down. Today, though, I came across this article. Anyone else notice a decrease?

Host of Internet Spam Groups Is Cut Off
Spam Drops After Internet Providers Disconnect a California Hosting Firm

By Brian Krebs
washingtonpost.com Staff Writer
Wednesday, November 12, 2008; 7:16 PM

The volume of junk e-mail sent worldwide dropped drastically today after a Web hosting firm identified by the computer security community as a major host of organizations allegedy engaged in spam activity was taken offline, according to security firms that monitor spam distribution online.

Posted by joke du jour at November 13, 2008 07:12 PM

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