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McAfee warns: No repeat of McColo shutdown

McAfee warns: No repeat of McColo shutdown

Botnet herders have learned their lesson.
Dec 15 2009 6:35AM
Stronger botnets and increased spam detections in 2009

Stronger botnets and increased spam detections in 2009

Cybercriminals learn lessons from McColo shutdown.
Dec 9 2009 12:06PM
One year later, McColo bust does little to slow spam

One year later, McColo bust does little to slow spam

Junk mail levels higher than ever.
Nov 13 2009 4:43PM
PC infections rising as botnets try to reseed

PC infections rising as botnets try to reseed

McAfee is reporting that it has seen a sharp rise in the number of PC infection and malware variants as botnet operators try to rebuild their networks after the McColo shutdown.
Jun 12 2009 3:01PM
Spam server shutdown has little effect

Spam server shutdown has little effect

The shutdown of the Pricewert internet service provider (ISP) looks unlikely to have the same crushing effect of spam as theMcColo closure last year.
Jun 8 2009 7:37AM
Botnet ranks continue to swell

Botnet ranks continue to swell

The number of computers being infected for use in botnets has soared in recent months, according to McAfee.
May 5 2009 2:44PM
Spam levels continue to surge

Spam levels continue to surge

The level of spam flooding inboxes is at its highest level in more than a year, according to researchers.
Apr 30 2009 10:07AM
Spam levels soar as Easter approaches

Spam levels soar as Easter approaches

Spam levels rose by a third last month to reach nearly 85 per cent of all email traffic, the highest since the McColo shutdown last year, according to the Threat Forecast and Report (PDF) from email and web security firm MXLogic.
Apr 7 2009 10:55AM
Spam back up to pre-McColo levels

Spam back up to pre-McColo levels

Four months after the highly publicised takedown of the McColo web-hosting company, in which worldwide spam levels dropped by around 70 percent, the prevalence of junk mail has returned to normal levels, according to Google's Postini.
Apr 1 2009 10:31AM
Google reporting spam recovering from McColo

Google reporting spam recovering from McColo

Google is reporting that data from its Postini subsidiary shows annual spam levels are rebounding from the shutdown of McColo.
Jan 28 2009 10:28AM
Google reporting spam recovering from McColo

Google reporting spam recovering from McColo

Google is reporting that data from its Postini subsidiary shows annual spam levels are rebounding from the shutdown of McColo.
Jan 27 2009 3:48PM
Botnets crawl back after McColo shutdown

Botnets crawl back after McColo shutdown

Mega-D botnet creators have set up new command and control servers and re-established their connections.
Dec 8 2008 12:45PM
Spam levels remain down following McColo shutdown

Spam levels remain down following McColo shutdown

Though worldwide spam levels are still diminished in the wake of the McColo hosting-company shutdown, it may only be a matter of time before they come roaring back.
Nov 21 2008 9:53AM
Spam rates slashed as McColo shut down

Spam rates slashed as McColo shut down

Worldwide spam rates fell sharply today after two major ISPs cut off internet access to hosting company McColo.
Nov 13 2008 2:54PM

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