January 18, 2001

Spammer gets spammed

Author: JT Smith

Wired News reports that UUNet subsidiary Pipex, often cited by anti-spammers as the most persistent source of unsolicited commercial email, was recently innundated with so much of the stuff that it crashed their servers. Spam fighters are celebrating "an ironic bit of payback," while Pipex blames the attack on "hackers," preferring to believe that anyone sending that much email posesses "pretty sophisticated hacking skills."
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