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Antispammers Get Slammed

June 15, 2007

“Antispam organizations are reporting numerous distributed denial-of-service attacks, compliments of their arch-enemies.

The SANs Institute has discovered that a sizable distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack has affected several well-known antispam groups. Spamhaus, SURBL and several others seem to be the victims of an attack similar to the one that incapacitated–and eventually shut down–antispam software maker Blue Security last year. While some of the groups are back up, others are still trying to recover.”