Comcast cutting off spam 'zombies'
Posted on: 03/10/2004 05:47 PM

I noticed via Slashdot that Info World is running an article about Comcast cutting off internet service for customers with machines being used as spam relays.
Comcast has been contacting customers whose machines are being used as "zombies" to forward spam e-mail with warning messages. In some cases, the company has cut off Internet access to customers, some of whom are unaware their system is sending out the commercial solicitations, said Jeanne Russo, a spokeswoman for Comcast's cable division.
It's nice to see an ISP actually policing its users. Check it out.




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