Spam Rates Recovering From 3FN Takedown
Google published a report on spam rates this past quarter indicating that spam volumes declined roughly 30 percent following the Federal Trade Commission's takedown of the troubled online hosting provider 3FN early last month. Google says spammers have already made up a significant amount of ground, climbing 14 percent from the initial drop.
The stats differ from other figures Security Fix collected about the impact of the 3FN takedown. Google's spam data was drawn from Postini, the company's e-mail security and archiving service.
The following graph shows Postini's view of spam volumes over the past six months:
Read more about Google's view of spam trends, at their quarterly report, available here.
July 1, 2009; 12:54 PM ET
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