Dubious Distinction: U.S. Still World's Top Spammer

June 2006
Business Communications Review;Jun2006, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the result of the study conducted by Sophos Inc., a company that provides anti-virus, anti-spam, and anti-phishing systems, that compares the volume and origin of spam electronic mails (emails) sent in the first quarter of 2006. For the period, Sophos cited that the U.S. has forwarded larger amount of spam emails than any other countries. The study also revealed that Asia generated more spam emails than any other continents, having China who was rapidly catching up to the record of the U.S.


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