Dec 20 2009

Sophos Labs: CNNIC changes have effect on spam tactics

Published by at 5:24 pm under Uncategorized

So it turns out that the changes CNNIC has made to restrict registration of .cn TLD domains to business license holder has had at least a temporary impact on spam tactics.  Doesn’t seem to have made any difference in the volume but spammers are now moving away from purchasing new inexpensive .cn domains for spamming.  Here is the link to the Sophos Labs blog that contains this revealing graph:

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