Majority of Russian net traffic is spam

Friday, 2 March 2007, 12:12 AM EST

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.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Hackers indicted for stealing Apache helicopter training software

Posted on 1 October 2014.  |  Members of a computer hacking ring have been charged with breaking into computer networks of prominent technology companies and the US Army and stealing more than $100 million in intellectual property and other proprietary data.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Wed, Oct 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //