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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

Mar 20 2014

Spam report: February 2014

The share of spam in global email traffic decreased by 7.6 percentage points and averaged 65.7% in January. As forecasted, the drop in the share of spam was due to a lull early in January when there is less business activity and a large number of botnets are turned off.

Feb 27 2014

Spam report: January 2014

January saw spammers switch their attention from Christmas and New Year to St. Valentine’s Day. English- and Russian-language mass mailings offering video surveillance systems were yet another popular trend in January.

Jan 23 2014

Spam in December 2013

In December, spammers continued to honor the traditions of the season and tried to attract potential customers with a variety of original gift and winter vacation offers, taking advantage of the approaching holidays.

Aug 22 2013

Spam in July 2013

The percentage of spam in email traffic in July was up only 0.1 percentage points and averaged 71.2%

Mar 21 2013

Spam in February 2013

The percentage of spam in email traffic was up 12.8 percentage points compared with January and averaged 71.1%.

Feb 21 2013

Spam in January 2013

The percentage of spam in email traffic was down 7.7 percentage points compared with December and averaged 58.3%

Jan 24 2013

Spam in December 2012

The percentage of spam in email traffic was up 3.1 percentage points from November and averaged 66%.

Nov 23 2012

Spam in October 2012

The percentage of spam in email traffic was down 4.5 percentage points from September and averaged 68%.

Oct 24 2012

Spam in September 2012

The percentage of spam in email traffic grew by 2.3 percentage points from August and averaged 72.5%

Aug 23 2012

Spam in July 2012

The percentage of spam in email traffic was down 0.1 percentage points and averaged 71.8%. Malicious files were found in 4.4% of emails, a 50% increase compared to the previous month.

Jun 14 2012

Spam report: May 2012

The amount of spam in email traffic decreased by 3.4 percentage points compared to April and averaged 73.8%

May 17 2012

Spam Report: April 2012

The percentage of spam in email traffic was up 2.2 percentage points from March and averaged 77.2%.