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Spammers scourge to inbox and environment

Discussion in 'The OT' started by Matt9876, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. Matt9876

    Matt9876 Hall Of Fame

    Oct 11, 2007
    Spammers scourge to inbox and environment:


    It's much worse than anyone ever thought it could be:eek2:,spamming should be outlawed period !
  2. Mark Holtz

    Mark Holtz Day Sleeper

    Mar 23, 2002
    Sacramento, CA
    Sigh... where is the study that says that 97% of all e-mail being sent is essentially SPAM?
  3. longrider

    longrider Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Apr 21, 2007
    Elizabeth, CO
    I ca give you the stats from the spam filter I use - Barracuda Spam Firewall 400. During the week spam is 92 - 94% of the total, and on the weekend spam is 97 - 98% of the total. I dont think there is really more spam on the weekend, just business email volume goes way down. From the client end I can tell you it is not giving an excessive number of false positives, there are probably more false negatives (letting a spam through) than false positives
  4. Getteau

    Getteau Icon

    Dec 19, 2007
    It's been about a year since I looked at it on our servers, but we were getting between 1.5 to 2 million messages a day into our Mail Marshal servers. Actual delivery from Mail Marshall to Exchange was between 50 and 65 thousand messages.

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