Kaspersky's has published a report on Spam and phishing in 2017

15 Feb 2018

Kaspersky Lab has published a 2017 spam and phishing report. According to the report, the share of spam in e-mail traffic is down to 56.63%, having decreased by 1.68%  since 2016. The US remains the biggest source of spam (13.21%) followed by China (11.25%). However, the anti-phishing systems have identified an increase of nearly 58% of phishing attempts. The report informs a significant increase of scam pages migrating to HTTPS making it harder for users to reveal fraud.

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Cybercrime is crime committed via the Internet and computer systems. One category of cybercrimes are those affecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data and computer systems; they include: unauthorised access to computer systems, illegal interception of data transmissions, data interference (damaging, deletion, deterioration, alteration of suppression of data), system interf

Spam or unsolicited mail is sent to a wide number of Internet users. Spam is mainly used for commercial promotion. Its other uses include social activism, political campaigning, and the distribution of pornographic materials.

 

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