[Mimedefang] how much spam does the average large company get ?

Kenneth Porter shiva at sewingwitch.com
Wed Nov 19 17:02:13 EST 2003

--On Wednesday, November 19, 2003 4:25 PM -0500 "Cormack, Ken"
<kcormack at acs.roadway.com> wrote:

> The numbers in these reports are used for exactly the same reasons you note.
> They get plugged into graphs to plot trends and show spikes.  They let us
> easily spot anomolies.  They justify hardware upgrade budget requests.

Might be interesting to see how much HTML and attachments contribute to
viruses and spam. For instance, what's the percentage of HTML that's spam vs.
percentage of plain text?

(This is not to stomp out HTML, but to show users and management the
associated cost and why it should be reserved for messages that really need

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