Large U.K. ISP Gets Serious About Stopping Spam

As we said last week, zombie remediation and outbound filtering are important keys to preserving the reputation of ISPs and their subscribers. It's crucial to do this quickly, so that reputations can return to normal.

This week, we've seen an announcement by BT -- a dominant DSL player in the United Kingdom -- that it's doing precisely that. BT is investing in outbound spam detection products and services from StreamShield Networks. This will allow BT to do two things:

  1. Cut spammers off its network
  2. Alert unwitting customers that their PCs have been hijacked by spam zombies

... Richi Jennings

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