European e-mail traffic doubles after London blasts

Posted on Friday, Jul 08 2005 @ 00:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Security firm MessageLabs says e-mail traffic in Europe doubled from 500,000 to 1 million an hour after terrorist attacks began in London.

Alex Shipp, senior anti-virus technologist for MessageLabs, said that sometime after 9:00 a.m. BST they saw e-mail traffic rise. These numbers don't include spam.

According to the latest reports the attacks have killed 45 people and more than 300 people are wounded.

More info at CNET

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