Image spam rates quintuple in 2006

Monday, 20 November 2006, 12:15 AM EST

Global spam has increased nearly 100% year on year, according to current statistics from the IronPort Threat Operation Center -- a key driver of which is the proliferation of image-based spam.

According to IronPort's statistics, worldwide spam levels in October 2005 were 31 billion messages per day. That figure has risen to 61 billion messages per day in 2006.

At Computerworld.

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