AOL Blocks One Billion Virus Emails

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-05-17 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AOL has blocked more than one billion virus-infected emails since launching a screening program in April 2003.

AOL has blocked more than one billion virus-infected emails since launching a screening program in April 2003, the company said. The company screens both incoming and outgoing mail for free and offers additional fee-based services through a deal with Network Associates Technology Inc.

During the peak of the Sobig.F outbreak in August 2003, virus blocking peaked at 24 million in just 24 hours.

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