Wednesday, 2 July 2008

McAfee publishes results of spam study

McAfee has just released a report of a study it conducted about spam email. Participants in the study, 5 people from 10 different countries (including a US housewife) were told to answer every spam email message and every popup ad for one month.
Some of the results:
The most popular subject received was financial spam.
UK participants received 23% of the Nigerian email scam spam
The top 5 spam-receiving countries were the United States, Brazil, Italy, Mexico and the UK.

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