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August 30, 2003

R.I.P. Osirusoft

One of the best of the RBL services I use to filter mail on Golem went dead this past week, victim — I now learn — to a massive DDoS attack. Until I realized what was going on, this caused considerable problems with mail delivery on this machine, and even with posting comments on this blog.

Since spammers have already taken to using trojan horses to distribute spam, it was only a matter of time before they turned to using them to mount DDoS attacks on anti-spam sites.

The arms race continues…

Posted by distler at August 30, 2003 12:25 AM

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