The United States, Vietnam and China have been identified as the three top countries that produced spam emails in the third quarter of 2015.
According to the Kaspersky Lab’s latest report, Spam and Phishing in Q3 2015, the US remained the largest source of spam in Q3, with 15.34 percent of spam originating from the country.
Vietnam was second with 8.42 percent, compared to 3.38 percent in the previous quarter. China was the third largest source of spam in the quarter accounting for 7.15 percent of spam, and its share remained unchanged from the previous quarter.
[blockquote right=”pull-right”]“The report also shows that a new phishing email trick became popular in the quarter. In order to bypass spam filters, the text of the email and fraudulent links were placed in an attached PDF document rather than in the message body.” [/blockquote]