Posts Tagged ‘malicious emails’

Symantec CorpAccording to Symantec, in the past month, the flow of spam advertising, phishing and malicious messages increased slightly. The level of spam in email traffic was 75.0%, 2.7 points higher than in August.

More junk email from other suffering people of Saudi Arabia (84.9%), and the division by sectors of economic activity – educators (77.9%) and entertainment (77.6%). Among the countries that spammers are leading India (17.4% of spam traffic) and Saudi Arabia (11.7%). The top five for this indicator also includes the United States (6.1%), Turkey (5.1%) and Canada (4.9%).

The most common theme is illegitimate messages advertising pornographic and dating sites, which share in August increased to 47.93%. Flows have also increased advertising replica designer goods, offers employment and casino spam (12.49, 7.83 and 2.26% respectively). Farmaspama share in total garbage posts decreased by 5 points, but still significant (27.64%). (more…)