"Dark traffic" zaps 83 percent of e-mail resources

Thursday, 15 December 2005, 5:47 AM EST

The amount of valid e-mail as a percentage of all incoming traffic has declined sharply since the beginning of the year, a messaging security vendor reported Tuesday, due to a tripling of directory harvest attacks by spammers after addresses.

At Security Pipeline.

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