Lost for words? Nah, on holiday..

Graham Cluley
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Apologies for the silence from the Clu-blog over the last few days.

Of course, it’s typical that when you take a few days holiday that various stories (large and small) will break in your absence. My wife always reminds me that it was while we were on holiday in Mexico that the notorious female virus writer Gigabyte was arrested.

So, if you can’t wait until I return to my desk on Monday, here’s a quick catch-up on some of the stories that occurred while I was out of keyboard range..

Spam takes a dive

Maybe the biggest story of the last few days has been the dramatic 75% drop in global spam which we witnessed after McColo was disconnected from the internet.

McColo is alleged to have been the home for command-and-control centres for…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity industry, having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.