Internet spam levels to return to normal
The lull in spam e-mail over the Christmas holidays has passed, according to security firms.
The mysterious drop in the volume of spam e-mail being sent around the world over the Christmas period has ended, according to online security firms Symantec and Netwitness.
The Rustock botnet, a massive network of infected computers churning out billions of spam e-mails per day, unexplainedly halted its barrage of of junk mail in early December. However, consumers of fraudulent male enhancement pills will be happy to hear that after a Christmas break the spammers appear to be up and running again.