Spam accounts for 2/3 of all mail  The recent issue (7, 2004) of the German language PC Magazin reports that Brightmail, the spam filter specialist, filtered 96 billion e-mails for its customers, of which 64% were spam, up from 50% in July 2003, and 60% in January 2004. The Brightmail website reports for May, 2004 that it hit the 100 billion mark for filtered e-mails, of which 64% were spam. 3.3 billion e-mails were fraudulent. [via PunditMania]


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