Spam: In August 2009, the global ratio of spam in email traffic was down by 0.9% from the previous month at 88.5% (1 in 1.13 emails).
Hong Kong was the most spammed country in August although levels fell by 0.8% to 93.4% Spam levels in the US and Canada rose to 89.5% and 88.7% respectively. The majority of other countries saw a decline in August with levels in the UK falling to 91.6%, Germany to 90.4%, France to 90.7%, and The Netherlands to 86.3%. Levels in Australia and Japan declined to 90.6% and 89.2% respectively.
Anti-Virus and Trojans: The global ratio of email-borne viruses in email traffic was 1 in 296.6 emails (0.34%) in August, almost unchanged since July.
In August, 14.8% of email-borne malware contained links to malicious websites, a decrease of 0.4% since July. Spoofed postcard mails were responsible for 21.3...