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Symantec Analyst Relations

January 2012 Symantec Intelligence Report

Created: 26 Jan 2012 • Updated: 25 Jun 2013 • 1 comment
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This month’s report takes a closer look at how spammers are taking advantage of major calendar events (The New Year, Valentine’s Day and the Olympic games) to target potential victims.

Report highlights

  • Spam – 69.0 percent (an increase of 1.3 percentage points since December 2011): page 5
  • Phishing – One in 370.0 emails identified as phishing (an increase of 0.06 percentage points since December 2011): page 7
  • Malware – One in 295.0 emails contained malware (a decrease of 0.02 percentage points since December 2011): page 9
  • Malicious Web sites – 2,102 Web sites blocked per day (a decrease of 77.4 percent since December 2011): page 11
  • Spammers continue to take advantage of holidays and events: page 2
  • Best Practices for Enterprises and Users: page 14


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Useful Information..Thumps up yes

Thanks & Regards,


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