Spam stats for August: origins, categories and percentage

Worldwide Internet Mail Gateway Spam Percentage represents the number of messages that were processed and classified as spam versus the total number of messages processed when scanned at the mail gateway. This metric represents SMTP layer filtering and does not include the volumes of e-mail detected at the network layer.

Global Spam Categories

Regions of Origin

Source: September 2008 Symantec State of Spam Report.

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