Spam nation: U.S. tops list of spam-relaying countries

Spam nation. Let’s face it, that’s what they should call us, and it’s not the eatin’ spam, it’s the e-mail spam. The United States of America is the top spam-belching nation in the entire world — by far.Human error gave spammers keys to Microsoft systemsThat’s according to the Sophos “Dirty Dozen” report issued Thursday about the top spam-producing and relaying countries around the globe from July to September of this year. According to Sophos, the U.S. produces about one in five of all the junk mail polluting global networks, especially our own. (Industry estimates are that over 90% of all e-mail is spam.)

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