Interesting spam statistics

Jessie Morris jessie at confettiantiques.com
Mon Apr 13 11:07:50 MDT 2009


On Monday 13 April 2009 10:46:10 am Michael Torrie wrote:
> I'm currently monitoring one of my user's spam statistics as recorded by
> dspam.  I've noticed something very interesting.  I think this isn't
> just limited to this one user either.
>
> I've noticed that spam volume shrinks to a very low amount (relatively)
> on weekends and then immediately spikes on Mondays.  This user gets
> about 50-60 spam messages a day monday through friday.  Then on Saturday
> and Sunday it drops to abotu 150-20 spam a day.  This is really curious
> as I always imagined spammers using automated systems.  Has anyone else
> noticed this, and what might be reasons for this?
>
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I actually noticed the exact same thing last night checking my stats on my 
mail server. The only thing is that for me, at least, I get a ton on Tuesday 
and it then goes down until Sunday at which point it starts to go up. It's 
pretty..... Interesting. It might just be because of Easter Weekend.

-- 

Jessie Morris


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