Spammers turn to directory harvest attacks

Friday, 4 February 2005, 12:06 AM EST

Spammers are increasingly turning to directory attacks against company email servers, according to research carried out by email management company Postini.

Of the 14.7 billion emails monitored by the company last month, spam accounted for 88 per cent and a significant proportion of that spam consisted not of targeted emails but of so-called directory harvest attacks.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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