July 24, 2006

Sophos reveals latest spam relaying countries

Anonymous Reader writes "For the first time in more than two years, the United States has failed to make inroads into its spam-relaying problem. The US remains stuck at the top of the chart and is the source of 23.2 percent of the world's spam. Its closest rivals are China and South Korea, although both of these nations have managed to reduce their statistics since Q1 2006. The vast majority of this spam is relayed by 'zombies', also known as botnet computers, hijacked by Trojan horses, worms and viruses under the control of hackers."

Link: net-security.org

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