Re: [exim] Spam volume spike

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Author: ROGERS Richard
To: iane, exim users
Subject: Re: [exim] Spam volume spike
iane@??? wrote:
> Hi,
> I've noticed a huge spike in spam volumes recently. For 10 months, up
> until about 3 weeks ago, we were consistently rejecting an average of
> about 250,000 spam messages per day. We'd never rejected more than
> 400k messages.
> Then, about 26 June, we rejected over 400k messages, and numbers kept
> rising with over a million messages rejected on a couple of
> occasions.
>     <>
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> Stats published by Cambridge show a similar trend. Have others seen a
> similar thing?

Yup, me too, as you (Ian, and some others) may have seen on
uk-mail-managers ;-)...



Richard Rogers
IT Development and Innovation Manager
Staffordshire University

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