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Symantec State of Spam Report - February 2009

  • 10 February, 2009 14:28

<p>Good morning,</p>
<p>Here is the February State of Spam Report from Symantec. This report reviews spam activity throughout the month of January.
http://vocuspr.vocus.com/vocuspr30/ViewAttachment.aspx?EID=Ti%2f3f8vbQnkq%2bvXpCU%2bbxWw6QA82nplWAvVcA0U8Abg%3d</p>
<p>A closer observation of spam tactics in Asia Pacific this past month revealed some interesting highlights:</p>
<p>During the past couple of weeks we’ve seen spam volume return to its pre-McColo level, now accounting for more than 79 percent of all email
· Need the perfect valentine’s day gift? Spammers provide suggestions ranging from enhancement products to free shopping sprees</p>
<p>· Spammers get caught up in Obamania during inauguration</p>
<p>· Year of the Ox brings continued abuse of the cn ccTLD often attempting to direct recipients to “offers” of pharmaceutical products</p>
<p>If you would like more information on the February State of Spam Report please contact one of the representatives below.</p>
<p>Press Contacts:</p>
<p>Angela Coombes</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>+61 2 9954 3492</p>
<p>Angela.coombes@maxaustralia.com.au</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine</p>
<p>Symantec</p>
<p>+61 2 8879 1110</p>
<p>debbie_sassine@symantec.com</p>

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