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The Internet threat alert status is currently normal. At present, no major epidemics or other serious incidents have been recorded by Kaspersky Lab’s monitoring service. Internet threat level: 1

Feb 14 2013

Honey traps on the Internet

In the world of espionage, a ‘honey trap’ traditionally involves a seductive encounter designed to coax information out of an agent, or to compromise him in his work.

Aug 11 2009

Spam evolution: July 2009

The amount of spam in mail traffic averaged 85.7% in July. A low of 80.9% was recorded on 17 July, while there was a high of 90.8% on 19 July.

Jul 23 2009

Spam evolution: June 2009

The amount of spam in mail traffic averaged 84% in June. A low of 78.3% was recorded on 12 June, while there was a high of 88.9% on 28 June.

Jun 11 2009

Spam evolution: April 2009

The amount of spam in mail traffic averaged 82.7% in April. A low of 72.8% was recorded on 26 April, while there was a high of 88.2% on 20 April

Mar 12 2009

Spam evolution: February 2009

The amount of spam in mail traffic averaged 87.2%. A low of 81.4% was recorded on 20 February, while there was a high of 93% on 22 February.

Mar 02 2009

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Spam Evolution 2008

The year 2008 was special for a number of reasons. On the one hand, the first serious steps were taken to combat spam on an international level.

Jan 11 2009

Spam Evolution: November 2008

The closure of US hosting provider McColo, which hosted the command and control centers of a number of large botnets, resulted in a sharp decline in the amount of spam in November

Dec 19 2008

Spam Evolution: October 2008

In October, the average percentage of spam in all mail traffic was 79.9%

Sep 29 2008

Spam Report: August 2008

The percentage of spam in all email traffic in August averaged 80.3%. The lowest percentage of 69.8% was recorded on 12 August, while the highest percentage of the month was recorded on 20 August at 90.5%.

Aug 06 2008

Spam report: July 2008

Spam in mail traffic averaged 78.9% in July 2008. A low of 66.2% was recorded on 16 July, while a high of 88.9% occurred on 11 July.

Jul 09 2008

Spam Report: June 2008

Last month the Kaspersky Lab analysts forecasted a seasonal decline in spam – the first time in the last few years

May 28 2008

Spam Evolution: April 2008

Spam in mail traffic averaged 86.2% in April 2008. A low of 68.6% was recorded on 28 April, while a high of 93.9% occurred on 9 April