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Symantec State of Spam Report - December 2008

  • 10 December, 2008 11:53

<p>Good morning,</p>
<p>Here is the December State of Spam Report from Symantec. This report reviews spam activity throughout the month of November.</p>
<p>A closer observation of spam tactics in Asia Pacific this past month revealed some interesting highlights:</p>
<p>Report Highlights</p>
<p>Shutdown of web hosting company McColo results in lower spam volumes
It’s beginning to look a lot like christmas - Watch out for holiday-themed spam
Look out for the top 10 holiday spam types
Image spam making a comeback could spell trouble for unprotected mail infrastructures
Mumbai terrorist attacks bring out the worst in spammers</p>
<p>The report will also be live on the State of Spam Web site – http://www.symantec.com/spam</p>
<p>If you would like more information on the December State of Spam Report, please contact one of the representatives below.</p>
<p>Press Contacts:</p>
<p>Angela Coombes</p>
<p>Max Australia</p>
<p>+61 2 9954 3492</p>
<p>Angelal.coombes@maxaustralia.com.au</p>
<p>Debbie Sassine</p>
<p>Symantec</p>
<p>+61 2 8879 1110</p>
<p>debbie_sassine@symantec.com</p>

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