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RE: spambots and dictionary attacks Nov 20 2006 11:17PM
Steven Jones (Steven Jones vuw ac nz) (2 replies)
Re: spambots and dictionary attacks Nov 22 2006 08:36AM
rowland onobrauche (rowland onobrauche legendplc com)
Re: spambots and dictionary attacks Nov 21 2006 11:04PM
Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers (bugtraq planetcobalt net) (1 replies)
Re: spambots and dictionary attacks Nov 22 2006 05:30PM
Kurt Seifried (bt seifried org) (2 replies)
Re: spambots and dictionary attacks Nov 23 2006 06:01PM
Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers (bugtraq planetcobalt net)
Re: spambots and dictionary attacks Nov 23 2006 05:40PM
Devdas Bhagat (devdas dvb homelinux org)
On 22/11/06 10:30 -0700, Kurt Seifried wrote:
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> Sure and then the hosts are behaving like real email servers which is
> vastly more expensive (computationally/etc.) than just blasting stuff out.

Huh? They just blast the same spam out twice. Why should the spammers
bother to actually queue mail?

Keep in mind that a botnet has more computational power than the average
mailserver, more disk IO and more bandwidth.

Devdas Bhagat

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