RE: Anyone have a reason for 2x the email flow today? Dec 06 2007 01:46PM
Sven Meeus (sven meeus keys be) (1 replies)
> 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.



This list sponsored by: SPI Dynamics

ALERT: .How a Hacker Launches a SQL Injection Attack!.- White Paper
It's as simple as placing additional SQL commands into a Web Form input box
giving hackers complete access to all your backend systems! Firewalls and IDS
will not stop such attacks because SQL Injections are NOT seen as intruders.
Download this *FREE* white paper from SPI Dynamics for a complete guide to protection!

[ reply ]
Re: Anyone have a reason for 2x the email flow today? Dec 06 2007 04:23PM
Dude VanWinkle (dudevanwinkle gmail com)


Privacy Statement
Copyright 2010, SecurityFocus