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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 17 2011

Kaspersky Security Bulletin. Spam Evolution 2010

Kaspersky Lab analyses approximately 1.5 million spam messages daily. The material for analysis includes email flows of different qualities and intensities provided by our clients and partners, as well as spam that has been captured by special ‘traps’.

Nov 10 2010

Spam in the Third Quarter of 2010

The third quarter of 2010 started off with several favorable events for the anti-spam industry. In August, the security intelligence firm, LastLine, worked with a task force to shut down over 20 control centers used by the Pushdo / Cutwail botnet...

May 12 2010

Spam evolution: January-March 2010

In the first quarter of 2010, the percentage of spam in email traffic averaged 85.2%. This figure coincides with the final result for 2009.

Feb 17 2010

Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Spam Evolution 2009

The percentage of spam in mail traffic in 2009 came to an average of 85.2%, or 3.1% higher than in 2008. The highest percentage of spam recorded was 93% on 22 February, while the low for the year was 72.8% on 26 April.

Aug 25 2009

Spam evolution: January – June 2009

Spam averaged 85.5% of mail traffic over the first half of 2009. The lowest figure was 72.8% on April 26th, while the highest percentage was 93%, recorded on February 22nd. 0.3% of spam messages included malicious attachments.