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Location: Enfield, London, UK
|Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2006 4:22 pm Post subject: Email Viruses Reach New Low While Spam Reaches New High
|Neowin reports news of two new email statistics. The good news is that virus-fiilled emails have reached a record low, but the bad news is that spam now accounts for over 85% of email - a clear indications that something is currently very very wrong!
It was only last night that I have gotten round to adjusting my email filters and thus inspecting some of the spam that has been recieved by my many accounts. I have to admit that the lengths spammers go to to avoid getting caught in the filters is quite ingenious although the more I see of it the more I wonder at the sheer stupidity/naivety of the people who actually purchase things from these mass-emails that ensure the spammers stay in business.
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