Entensys and Commtouch release Q3 2010 Internet Threats Trend Report
Highlights of the report include:
- Spam levels averaged 88% of all email traffic throughout the quarter, peaking at over 95% in mid-September with 198 billion spam/phishing messages per day. Q2 spam levels averaged only 80% of all email, with 179 billion spam/phishing messages per day.
Approximately 339,000 zombies were activated daily, almost 30,000 more per day than in the previous quarter.
The most popular spam topic this quarter (59% of all spam) was pharmacy.
For the third quarter running, pornography/sexually explicit material is the website category most likely to be compromised with malware.
India keeps its title for the second quarter in a row as the country with the most zombies Ц 14%.
Streaming media/downloads continues to be the most popular topic for blog creators in the Web 2.0 sphere of user-generated content.
Full text is avauilable at Q3 2010 Internet Threats Trend Report
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