Only One in 28 Emails Is Legitimate; 97% of Business Email is SPAM
IT security and control firm Sophos has published its report on spam, and revealed the top twelve spam-relaying countries. The top spamming country is the United States, followed by Russia. Turkey and Argentina are also home to spam villiains. Some spammers are now using Facebook, LinkedIn, and cellphones to spread their messages.
Home internet users can protect themselves from spam and hackers who try to steal their bank account infomration by protecting their home computers with up-to-date anti-virus software, firewalls and security patches.To learn more, visit http://www.sophos.com/pressoffice/news/articles/2008/07/dirtydozjul08.html.