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Spamming

Spamming involves leaving a traffic footprint indicating higher volumes of port tcp/25 (SMTP) traffic towards internet mail servers. A report from an external email administrator, or spam service makes a credible complaint regarding a specific host within the organization.

Hosts suspected of this activity are usually infected with malware, which tends to participate in a botnet. The malware can be difficult to identify or remove. Hosts suspected of this activity should be removed from the network and checked for signs of compromise.

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