Re: [funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams and Spams Knocked Offline (fwd)

From: Brian Keefer (no email)
Date: Wed Nov 12 2008 - 13:20:41 EST

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    On Nov 11, 2008, at 7:52 PM, mike wrote:

    >
    >
    > Since 11/5, my spam load has dropped from about 400,000 attempts
    > per day to less than 40,000 ! And most of this I had noted was
    > comming from what looked like compromised web hosts - eg: same host/
    > domain name representing 10 or 20 addresses in any given range). I
    > am shocked at the sudden and dramatic downtick but also equally
    > delighted! Way to go!
    >
    >
    > Gadi Evron wrote:
    >>
    >> Via Security Fix.
    >>
    >> [snip]
    >>
    >> A U.S. based Web hosting firm that security experts say was
    >> responsible for
    >> facilitating more than 75 percent of the junk e-mail blasted out
    >> each day
    >> globally has been knocked offline following reports from Security
    >> Fix on
    >> evidence gathered about criminal activity emanating from the network.
    >

    We noticed a very sudden 50% reduction yesterday. Now to see how
    long it lasts...

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