Belarus has eclipsed the US to become the biggest single source of global spam, according to cloud-based email and web security firm AppRiver.

Junk volumes from the landlocked former Soviet republic, which borders Poland and Russia, hit an all-time high on 13 April and have sustained this level since then.

In January, AppRiver security researchers were seeing an average of 3.1 million spam messages per day from Belarus. After the spike happened on 13 April, AppRiver said it began recording an average of 12.3 million spam messages per day – which is now climbing.

Only one in a thousand messages from Belarus is legitimate, with 99.9 per cent of the electronic messages consisting of junk mail, said the security firm. Current volumes of junkmail from Belarus are exceeding those from the US, the historic source of most of the world’s internet detritus.

 

Read the Full Article over at the Register.co.uk



Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 300 Firewall #3 @S61 picture
Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 300 Firewall #3 @S61
$60.0


Barracuda Networks Spam and Virus Firewall 300 BSF300a picture
Barracuda Networks Spam and Virus Firewall 300 BSF300a
$59.99


Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall 300 BAR-SF-120048 picture
Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall 300 BAR-SF-120048
$9.5


BARRACUDA BSF400A SPAM FIREWALL 400 EMAIL SECURITY GATEWAY picture
BARRACUDA BSF400A SPAM FIREWALL 400 EMAIL SECURITY GATEWAY
$247.45


Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 600 picture
Barracuda Spam & Virus Firewall 600
$500.0


Barracuda Networks Spam Virus Firewall 300  picture
Barracuda Networks Spam Virus Firewall 300
$0.99


Barracuda Spam Firewall 400 BAR-SF-112762 Network Security Appliance picture
Barracuda Spam Firewall 400 BAR-SF-112762 Network Security Appliance
$300.0


Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall 300 Security Appliance picture
Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall 300 Security Appliance
$300.0