Symantec report shows spam 69% of all emails

Symantec report shows spam 69% of all emails

Posted on February 8th, 2012 by admin

 

In a recent Symantec Intelligence report findings show;

69% of email is spam

One in 370 emails is a phishing attempt

One in 295 emails contains malware

 

At the end of the report are some great suggestions on how to keep your work or personal systems safe, here are some highlights;

- Use a modern anti-virus product

- Make sure you keep the virus definitions up to date

- Run the program frequently

- Have a good password policy

- Think before you click, it is easy to be fooled by “trusted” logos or websites

- Avoid banking or shopping on public computers

 

Down the full report here;

SYMCINT_2012_01_January_FINAL-en