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In the growth of spam to blame Europe

February 11 2008
18:30

Europe declared a "new king of spam." Only in January this year the number of unwanted messages in the virtual mailboxes has grown to 80%. This was reported in the records of companies Symantec and Web Security. And 44% of e-waste that is distributed throughout the world, lies in Europe. Almost every other junk e-mail was sent from Europe, and every third - comes from America.

The peak of spam experts expect on February 14. Has become a tradition that on Valentine's Day, a huge amount of spam messages being presented to users as love letters, containing information about the gifts.

At the end of last year in Germany was recorded a record number of e-waste - 80% of all correspondence. According to the Berlin firm Eleven GmbH, often online mailboxes of the largest companies are filled with spam by 95%.

As a result of "spam attack" by German corporations have lost millions of dollars - to assess the scientists from the University of Hamburg last year, the time spent every German officer on deleting spam was estimated at 500 euros, according to the German publication Bild.

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