[svlug] botnets

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jan 8 15:22:24 PST 2007


Quoting Skip Evans (skip at bigskypenguin.com):

> Do I understand correctly? Are you saying that 90% 
> of ALL spam comes from spambots?

That's not really what I was saying, no.  I was saying that way over 90%
issues directly from dynamic IPs.  The point was that only minor spam
volume goes through ISP smarthosts -- and there are still an immense
number of bandwidth providers neither taking responsibility for their
netblocks' behaviour ror confining outbound SMTP to outbound smarthosts.





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