Coen Dijkgraaf writes: "Project Honey Pot is a community of tens of thousands of web and email administrators from more than 170 countries around the world who are working together to track online fraud and abuse. The Project has been online since 2004 and each day receives millions of email and comment spam messages which are catalogued and shared with law enforcement and security partners. On Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 06:20 (GMT) Project Honey Pot received its billionth email spam message. For the full article and some intersting statistics about spamming, see 1 Billion Spammers Served."" />

Home / News

Project Honey Pot: 1 Billion Spammers Served

Coen Dijkgraaf writes: "Project Honey Pot is a community of tens of thousands of web and email administrators from more than 170 countries around the world who are working together to track online fraud and abuse. The Project has been online since 2004 and each day receives millions of email and comment spam messages which are catalogued and shared with law enforcement and security partners. On Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 06:20 (GMT) Project Honey Pot received its billionth email spam message. For the full article and some intersting statistics about spamming, see 1 Billion Spammers Served."

Related topics: Cybercrime, Email, Security, Spam

 
   
WEEKLY WRAP — Get CircleID's Weekly Summary Report by Email:

Comments

To post comments, please login or create an account.

Related Blogs

Related News

Explore Topics

Industry Updates – Sponsored Posts

2015 Trends: Multi-channel, Streaming Media and the Growth of Fraud

PowerMTA Now Offers Scheduled Delivery Control

Data Volumes and Network Stress to Be Top IoT Concerns

DKIM for ESPs: The Struggle of Living Up to the Ideal

Reactivation Campaign: Shared vs. Dedicated IPs

To Where are Bounce Messages Sent?

An Open Source Perspective on Commercial MTAs

Verisign Mitigates More Attack Activity in Q3 2015 Than Any Other Quarter During Last Two Years

Five Essential PowerMTA Configuration Tips

What's New With Port25's PowerMTA v4.5

Verisign & Forrester Webinar: Defending Against Cyber Threats in Complex Hybrid-Cloud Environments

Introducing Verisign Public DNS: A Free Recursive DNS Service That Respects Your Privacy

Faster DDoS Mitigation - Introducing Verisign OpenHybrid Customer Activated Mitigation

New Feature in PowerMTA v4.5: IP Based Rate Limiting

Verisign's Q2'15 DDoS Trends: DDoS for Bitcoin Increasingly Targets Financial Industry

Protect Your Network From BYOD Malware Threats With The Verisign DNS Firewall

Announcing Verisign IntelGraph: Unprecedented Context for Cybersecurity Intelligence

The Deep Web and the Darknet - The Nether Regions of the Internet

Case Study: Emergency Response Systems Rely on Timely Messaging Through PowerMTA

Port25 Announces Next Major Release of Its Email Delivery Solution, PowerMTA

Sponsored Topics