Lycos Europe denies attack on zombie army

Anonymous Reader writes “Lycos Europe, a separate company than Lycos (United States), stated that all allegations of its “Make Love Not Spam” campaign site being defaced by hackers are incorrect.

The company launched the aforementioned campaign to slow down spammers by letting users download screensavers, that occupy idle CPU cycles, to attain bandwidth from blacklisted spam servers. Lycos Europe said their goal is to make sending spam more expensive for spammers.”