Out Now: Commtouch Internet Threats Trend Report Q3/2010

Commtouch just published their latest Internet Threats Trend Report. Here you can find the highlights at a glance:

Spam levels averaged 88% of all email traffic throughout the third quarter, peaking at over 95% in mid-September with 198 billion spam/phishing messages per day. Q2 spam levels averaged only 80% of all email, with 179 billion spam/phishing messages per day.

Approximately 339,000 zombies were activated daily, almost 30,000 more per day than in the previous quarter.

The most popular spam topic this quarter (59% of all spam) was pharmacy.

For the third quarter running, pornography/sexually explicit material is the website category most likely to be compromised with malware.

India keeps its title for the second quarter in a row as the country with the most zombies – 14%.

Streaming media/downloads continues to be the most popular topic for blog creators in the Web 2.0 sphere of user-generated content.

Download the Commtouch full report here (PDF).

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