Re: spam down by ~85% during last 3 days... anyone else?
ob1db at spamcop.net
Fri May 7 17:41:13 EDT 2004
"eddie" <eddie at eddie.web> wrote in message
news:pan.2004.05.07.15.31.45.172000 at eddie.web...
> On Fri, 07 May 2004 07:30:20 -0500, Peter Pepper scratched out the
> > I usually get around 150-200 spams per day. Although the last 3 days
> > seen just a trickle of spam through my accounts. Anyone else
> > this?
> I had mentioned this in another thread about Sasser being our friend???
> Looking in on the MS AV newsgroup, it's clear that Sasser has probably
> shut down many already-compromised systems and the only way to get them
> back up is to have the firewall turned on.
> Most of my spam was being sent through zombies at comcast, charter, rr,
> etc. That part of my spam has dropped nearly 80% in the last two days. I
> have noticed an uptick in spam emailed from the "classic" sources.
> If the zombies are reduced in number indirectly from Sasser and general
> fear, then maybe that source of spam will remain at a low level. But the
> top people in the spam business are creative and totally driven my mammon,
> so they will no doubt find new ways to spam us.
Mine is UP, not down!
Now, who is Sasser and what did he do ??
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