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5 countries generate 99% of spam

According to a research by Commtouch, quoted by NYT, China, South Korea, United States, Russia and Brazil generate 99% of spam. 30% of spam e-mails pitch drugs, 9% - mortgages, 7% - significant improvements in sexual health.

According to a research by Commtouch, quoted by NYT, China, South Korea, United States, Russia and Brazil generate 99% of spam. 30% of spam e-mails pitch drugs, 9% - mortgages, 7% - significant improvements in sexual health. Overwhelming amount of spam is written in English, with 5.77% using other languages.