Thursday, April 26, 2012

India : Spam Capital of the world


India may lag most countries in internet penetration but it has still managed to earn the dubious distinction of being the spam capital of the world. A report from SophosLabs, a software security firm states that more than 9% of all spam messages transmitted in the first quarter of 2012 were relayed through India before coming into people's inboxes. The US was close on India's heels, accounting for more than 8% of all spam mails. Countries like South Korea, Indonesia and Russia helped round off the top five.

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