Majority of Russian net traffic is spam

by admin March 1, 2007 at 1:12 pm

Malicious programs also up 41 per cent on the previous year

Between 70 and 80 per cent of all internet traffic running across Russian networks last year was spam, according to a report by a security firm.

Kaspersky Lab’s 2006 report found that spammers continued to use graphics to evade spam filters, and to send messages masquerading as personal correspondence in order to get the recipient to read the whole message and act on its contents.

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