Incidents
RE: Anyone have a reason for 2x the email flow today? Dec 06 2007 01:46PM
Sven Meeus (sven meeus keys be) (1 replies)
Re: Anyone have a reason for 2x the email flow today? Dec 06 2007 04:23PM
Dude VanWinkle (dudevanwinkle gmail com)
On Dec 6, 2007 8:46 AM, Sven Meeus <sven.meeus (at) keys (dot) be [email concealed]> wrote:
> > Can you determine the nature of the increase? Is it just spam/junk?
> >
> > I'm seeing a significant increase in my personal mail due to Spam/Junk
> mail just within the last week.
>
> We have a steady increase in mail since the beginning of October. The
> difference between then and now is about 23% more spam/junk mails. There
> are some days with high peaks, but I don't really worry about those
> days. I would start worrying when the sudden increase stays, and doesn't
> go down again.
> I suppose it has to do with the holidays coming up. A part of the new
> kind of spam/junk are mailings from locally based companies sending out
> their holiday gift promotions and such.
> I remember that last year, we had the same increase in mail, but once it
> was January, it rapidly decreased again.

Ahh the Christmas spam angle. <slaps self on forehead>

I had forgotten about that one..

-JP

> Regards,
>
> Sven.
>
>

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