Symantec’s The Spam Report

Symantec’s monthly spam report for the month of April 2008 shows that while spam may have reached its 30th birthday at the start of May, there’s no sign of volumes of unwanted mail slowing down.Overall, spam caught at the gateway made up 80% of all mail in April, just one percent below March’s record high, and with volumes peaking at 87% through out the month. Biggest culprit for sending spam was the EMEA region, which accounted for 44% of spam mail, followed by North America which generated 27% and Asia Pacific which accounted for 18%.

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