Spam and spamming – The most common cyberattack

Spam and spamming is usually nothing more than unwanted e-mails or communication that are unwanted. The message that is sent to a user, arrives from sender that are usually unknown and from an unknown origin.

There is also little or no affiliation at all with the product or service that are being marketed from the responding company. Sometimes the material that are sent are totally faked in order to get the user to click or open up a webpage for sinister purposes.

Spamming types

Spamming have a number of different forms of spam: in blogs, online classified ads, mobile phone messaging, internet forum, e-mail spam and many more.

They have all in common that no one wants them and since the Internet is a very efficient way of distributing information, it is possible to send a lot of unwanted information really fast, clogging the internet highways with junk.

How does IDS help you with spamming

Syspeace does not protect against spam. Syspeace helps you with keeping track of the IP-adress and IP-exclusions of different IP-adresses. Spam is usually very smart in its origin and can come from multiple IPs and multiple senders, which makes it impossible to keep a healthy track on it, Syspeace helps you with this.

There are a number of efficient spam-filters available and Syspeace complement these spam-filters by securing the servers they run on against spam and spamming.