Russia continues to hold the beginning of the year fourth in the ranking of countries spammer with an exponent 6.7% of the total number of active zombie computers involved hackers for sending mass unsolicited mail. This is evidenced by an analytical report on Internet threats for the third quarter of 2011, prepared by the companies Entensys andCommtouch .
Leaders of the volume generated by spam are India (18.8% of the total number of infected workstations), Vietnam (8.5%) and Brazil (7.7%). In the third quarter of 2011, experts CommTouch Labs revealed a very large over the past two years, a surge of activity distributors of malicious programs that use as a tool for e-mail.
Particularly distinguished in the plan last month of summer, when the peak was recorded “viral” campaign – 25 billion email messages with infected attachments for one day. In general, according to experts, the volume of spam in the world continue to fall. According to analysts, this is due to the fact that distributors of spam still can not recover from Rustock removal or change of tactics employed attacks. In the third quarter of the level of spam was 93 trillion messages per day, ie 76% of all email messages sent to the world.