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Re: Interesting new spam technique - getting a lot more popular.

  • From: Suresh Ramasubramanian
  • Date: Wed Jun 14 00:40:47 2006
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On 6/14/06, Christopher L. Morrow
<[email protected]> wrote:
Atleast it'd trim down the 'problem' to the single customer subnet, I
assume that dedicated hosting folks don't just drop machines behind a
switch on one big flat subnet? That's probably a naive assumption though
:(  Perhaps this is clue #12 that that is a 'less than good' option? :)
Given the people who complained, and their traditionally spammer
infested nature I wouldnt be surprised at all to find that they've put
all their hosts on a flat subnet

Various  /24s of theirs keep getting complimentary upgrades from our
filters after reaching a certain limit - based on a X IPs blocked per
/24, Y /24s per /16 metric .. when that limit is reached, we
automatically upgrade the blocks to cover infested /24s.