Monthly Archives: January 2013

Darkmailer2 month in Canada December 2012

December 2012 Canada from CBL data It’s apparently Darkmailer2 month in Canada. One company got a grip on it, and two got much worse, in the December 2012 for Canada Canada.

AS 7788 MAGMA-COMM, bought in 2004 by PRIMUS Telecommunications Group, peaked in the second week and then got a grip on its darkmailer2 spamming. AS 11342 PATHWAY really gave AS 32613 IWEB-AS a run for its money; both seem to have a darkmailer2 problem. Pathway went from 2,871 spam messages seen by CBL in November 2012 to 21,593,775 in December 2012: that’s 7,521 times. However, iWeb once again won the spam-spewing month in Canada!

Congratulations to the four dropouts, especially AS 16532 ASB2B2C, which Continue reading

Dark times in Turkey in the December 2012

#1 AS 8685 DORUKNET, #3 AS 42910 SADECEHOSTING-COM, and #5 AS 34984 TELLCOM-AS all ran up in the last two weeks, and all three show darkmailer2. December 2012 Turkey from CBL data December 2012 for Turkey Turkey.

DORUKNET sent a third of all top 10 spam from Turkey to rank number 1, but SADECEHOSTING-COM wins most worsened, for jumping up 21 ranks from 24 to 3, by sending more than 300 times as much spam as the previous month. #8 AS 39582 GRID and #9 AS 43391 NETDIREKT-TR both jumped up 25 ranks, but each managed “only” less than 100 times as much spam as last month.

AS 44922 MEDYABIM-AS gets most improved for actually going to zero, even though it had already spammed enough to keep it at #4. #6 AS 34619 tried to zero, but got to spamming again. AS 8386 KOCNET looks like it’s finally getting a grip, improving from #2 to #7, sending about a third as many spam messages as the previous month.

Special congratulations to AS 44565 VITAL for a huge improvement! Congratulations to Niobe, Dogan, and Kibris for improving. And boo to TurkNet for actually spamming more even though it got pushed down out of the top 10.


Medical churn in December 2012

Good (Konkuk), improving (Cornell), and bad (eHealth) in the December 2012 country medical

First the good news: Konkuk University Hospital went from 297 spam messages last month to zero in December 2012, removing Korea Korea from the country medical rankings. Children’s Hospital & Health System and THE GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL OF LEBANON PENNSYLVANIA also went to zero, and Yale-New Haven Health Services Corporation and Sutter Health dropped enough to fall out of the world top 10 medical ASNs emitting spam in

Now the apparently bad news that turned good. Continue reading