Study: 70% of all email sent is spam “




Study: 70% of all email sent is spam ”
The study found that the proportion rose by 4% in the second quarter of 2013.

A recent study found Kaspersky Labs specializing in information security, more than 70% of the email sender is really undesirable messages “spam”.

According to Russian security company, the number of “spam” messages during the second quarter of the year 2013 by 4% compared with the first quarter, indicating that the 70% is not registered, have arrived for the second quarter of last year 2012 to 74% of the total number of emails sent.

The study did not define the concept of “spam” messages, but relied on the “United States Department of Justice, which are classified as unwanted commercial messages as” spam “messages.

The study found that not only focus on the issue of spam, also a suspicious email attachments that were found during the second quarter of 2013 decreased slightly, and it has become difficult to detect.

According to the study, found the suspicious enclosures in 2.3% of all e-mails sent during the past quarter, while this percentage was slightly lower than in the first quarter, but the methods followed by dispatchers to encourage recipients to open suspicious links seemed more creative security company, as described.

And the e-mail addresses of companies for most of the suspicious attachments, which was often shown within messages sent or failed Automatic replies, the study pointed out that the traditional pattern of annoying messages that begging of future assistance or money is less common these days, where it was replaced by a more close to the messages work environments, which was difficult to detect.
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