Cyber Attack on Spam Fighter Said to Be Over

Companies that monitor Internet traffic said Wednesday that an intensive cyber attack against a European spam-fighting organization has ended.

The attack against the Spamhaus Project Ltd., a nonprofit group that tracks spammers, was massive enough to slow some of the traffic on the Web to a crawl.

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