Blue Security Kicked While It's Down

Hours after anti-spam company Blue Security pulled the plug on its spam-fighting Blue Frog software and service, the spammers whose attack caused the company to wave the white flag have escalated their assault, knocking Blue Security's farewell message and thousands more Web sites offline.

Just before midnight ET, Blue Security posted a notice on its home page that it was bowing out of the anti-spam business due to concerted attacks against its Web site that took millions of other sites and blogs with it. Within minutes of that online posting, went down and remains inaccessible at the time of this writing. Security Fix - Brian Krebs on Computer and Internet Security - (

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 18th May 2006 1:32AM