When it comes to spam, IBM’s SoftLayer is the host with the most

By October 22, 2015 News

By Katherine Noyes IBM may be the fastest-growing vendor in the worldwide security software market, but it’s also the owner of the world’s largest source of spam.That’s according to a Wednesday report by security expert Brian Krebs, who called out the company’s SoftLayer subsidiary for being “the Internet’s most spam-friendly” service provider.[ Deep Dive: How to rethink security for the new world of IT. | Discover how to secure your systems with InfoWorld’s Security newsletter. ]SoftLayer currently holds the top position on antispam nonprofit Spamhaus.org’s list of the world’s worst spam support ISPs, which it defines as the ISPs with the worst abuse departments and “consequently the worst reputations for knowingly hosting spam operations.”To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here …read more

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