Interesting spam statistics

Dave Smith dave at thesmithfam.org
Mon Apr 13 12:13:06 MDT 2009


Jessie Morris wrote:
> 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.
>   


Could it be that many of the machines sending spam are actually zombied 
hosts being controlled by a botnet? Perhaps lots of them are work 
machines that get turned off over the weekend?

--Dave



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