Our service control technology gives service providers, for the first time, the ability to eliminate the threat posed by legions of spam zombies
without disrupting network performance, allowing providers to manage their networks for advanced services delivery.
We are pleased that industry leaders are stepping up their efforts to protect computer users from costly, annoying and intrusive spam zombies
This will block the majority of mass- mailing viruses and spam zombies
that include their own mail exchange and SMTP engines, which enables mail to be sent directly from the zombie to the target mail server-bypassing corporate outbound mail servers.
In May 2005 the FTC, along with 35 government partners from over 20 countries, unveiled "Operation Spam Zombies
," an international campaign designed to educate ISPs and other Internet-connectivity providers about zombie PCs -- neglected, "always-connected" broadband PCs that spammers hijack by installing a spam Trojan.
Identifying computers that are sending atypical amounts of email, taking steps to determine if these computers are acting as spam zombies
and, when necessary, quarantining the affected computers until the source of the problem is removed