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Thread: Top 10 botnets generate 80% of email spam

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    Top 10 botnets generate 80% of email spam

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    Daren Lewis of Symantec keeps tabs on many of the botnets for MessageLabs and has come up with some startling numbers. Here are the overall statistics:

    * 80 percent of all spam is sent by these 10 botnets.
    * These 10 botnets send 135 billion spam messages a day.
    * Five million computers belong to the 10 botnets.
    Is your PC infected? Do you have an up to date antivirus?
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    That is a lot of spam I get a heap sent to me - annoying thank god for mailwasher lol
    Also check with anti spyware and anti virus each day
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