21% of spam in January 2005 was porn

According to Email Systems, pornographic spam has rocketed from 7% of all unsolicited mail in December 2004 to 21% in January 2005. Spam risen by around 40% since November, while virus traffic has steadily declined.

According to Email Systems, pornographic spam has rocketed from 7% of all unsolicited mail in December 2004 to 21% in January 2005. Spam risen by around 40% since November, while virus traffic has steadily declined. Spam now accounts for around 90% of all email. More than two in five spam emails are medically related. In contrast, spam advertising financial services dropped from 21% of all spam in December 2004 to just 10% in January 2005.