China close to being top spammer – BBC News

From BBC News (link):

Statistics from security firm Sophos show that China is fast catching up the US as a source of junk e-mail.

According to Sophos, 23.1% of comes from computers in the US and 21.9% comes from China. The UK is tenth on the list of spam sources.

As a continent, Asia is the biggest source with 42.8% of unwanted commercial e-mail coming from that region.

See also “U.S. Sends Most Spam, China Hosts Most Spammer Sites” on

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