[funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams andSpamsKnockedOffline (fwd)

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Fri Nov 14 17:35:46 CST 2008


On Fri, 14 Nov 2008, Dave Larter wrote:
> I would agree, a tedious drop. The image is from one of our gateways.

Spam will be back. The value is that we see networks no longer willing to 
accept bad apples among them. There are other pros and cons, but if 
nothing else, it's a moral victory and makes some of us feel 
good--finally.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Black [mailto:black at csulb.edu]
> Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 10:56 AM
> To: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: [funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams
> andSpamsKnockedOffline (fwd)
>
> Since McColo, et al., cutting off those miscreant customers
> on Wednesday, I've noticed a huge decline in connection
> attempts to our e-mail gateways. Even if their efforts are
> temporary, the change is quite noticeable.
>
> matthew black
> e-mail postmaster
> california state university, long beach
>
>




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