Spammers Still Trying to Get Back to 'Normal'

Kara Reeder

Two months after the shutdown of hosting firm McColo, spam levels remain low, reports


Immediately following the suspension of McColo's internet access, spam levels dropped, but then started rebound.


Still, both McAfee and Symantec believe spammers are trying to recover from the closure. McAfee puts spam levels down by as much as 40 percent, while Symantec reports spam totals to be at 80 percent of their pre-shutdown level.

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