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24 Jun   Spam News

Spam in May 2013: Microsoft’s “golden ticket”

In May, the percentage of spam in email traffic was down 2.5 percentage points and averaged 69.7%

08 May   Spam News

Spam in Q1 2013: History repeats itself

According to Kaspersky Lab’s spam report, in Q1 2013, the amount of unsolicited correspondence in email traffic grew slightly (+0.53 percentage points) and averaged 66.55%. The increase in the proportion of emails with malicious attachments was also small, reaching 3.3%, while the share of phishing emails fell 4.25 times to 0.0004%.

18 Apr   Spam News

Spam in March 2013: Spammers are sharing Hugo Chavez’s legacy

After a sharp increase in spam volumes in February, the first month of spring saw the flow of junk mail stabilize at a level of 70.1%

21 Mar   Spam News

Spam in February 2013: Spammers get back to work

After a lull of several months spammers stepped up their activity in February. According to Kaspersky Lab data, the proportion of spam in email traffic grew by nearly 13 percentage points and averaged 71% for the month, higher than the average for January and the last three months of 2012

21 Jan   Spam News

Spam in 2012: Continued Decline Sees Spam Levels Hit 5-year Low

According to Kaspersky Lab data, the share of spam in email traffic decreased steadily throughout 2012 to hit a five-year low

21 Dec   Spam News

Spam in November 2012: Spam Levels Continue to Fall

Kaspersky Lab data shows the share of spam in mail traffic fell sharply in November to 62.9% - a decrease of over five percentage points compared to October’s average

23 Nov   Spam News

Spam in October 2012: the Share of Spam in Mail Traffic Reaches a Minimum for the Year

According to Kaspersky Lab data, the percentage of spam in email traffic was down 4.5 percentage points from September and averaged 68% - the lowest level it has been all year. The danger posed by spam, however, remains high: malicious files were found in 3.25% of all emails, a mere 0.15 percentage points less compared to the previous month

13 Nov   Spam News

Spam in Q3 2012: Spam Flow Falls, but Poses Greater Danger

Kaspersky Lab analysts continue to observe a downward trend in the share of spam in total mail traffic

24 Oct   Spam News

Spam in September 2012: End of the Holiday Season Brings Rise in Phishing and Spam Traffic

According to Kaspersky Lab data, in September the percentage of spam in email traffic grew by 2.3 percentage points from August and averaged 72.5%

25 Sep   Spam News

Spam in August 2012: Criminal Activity has Reached its Peak

According to Kaspersky Lab’s spam report, in August the percentage of spam in email traffic continued to go down and averaged 70.2%, a decrease of 1.6 percentage points from July.

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