TITLE

Spam nation

PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Marketing Management;Nov2007, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a study by the information technology (IT) security company Sophos that indicates the majority of spam messages are transmitted from the U.S. The company analyzed spam messages and traces their source to the U.S. but note the amount of spam messages from Europe is increasing. Spam across the world is increasing at a faster rate than from the previous year. The U.S., China, and South Korea rank among the top spam-producing countries. The consumer organization Consumer Reports suggests that billions are spent in the U.S. for computer repairs due to computer viruses, spyware, and phishing.
ACCESSION #
27743572

 

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