Under attack, spam fighter folds

Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 10:58 AM EST

A startup whose aggressive antispam measures drew a blistering counterattack from spammers two weeks ago that brought down the company's servers along with a wide swath of the Internet is shuttering its program that targets junk e-mailers.

In an interview with Wired News, Blue Security CEO Eran Reshef said the Israel-based company was closing its service Wednesday since he did not want to be responsible for an ever-escalating war that could bring down internet service providers and websites.

At Wired.

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