Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#140 Kaspersky Security Bulletin. Spam and phishing in 2015
According to Kaspersky Lab, in 2015:
* the proportion of spam in email flows was 55.28%, which is 11.48 percentage points lower than in 2014;
*79% of spam emails were no more than 2 KB in size;
*15.2% of spam was sent from the US;
*146,692,256 instances that triggered the ‘Antiphishing’ system were recorded;
*Russia suffered the highest number of phishing attacks, with 17.8% of the global total;
*Japan (21.68 %) took the lead in the ranking of unique users attacked by phishers;
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#140 Kaspersky Security Bulletin. Spam and phishing in 2015
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