Who said email-based malware was dead?

Graham Cluley

Today SophosLabs has published its latest report into the state of spam – focusing on how the problem has become increasingly malicious.

It makes for pretty interesting reading – particularly the revelation that there are eight times as many emails containing malware file attachments as there were earlier in the year.

The report also includes some stats on the dirty dozen spam-relaying countries, with – you guessed it – America still in the lead. As you can see in this video, my colleague Carole thinks that’s pretty boring and predictable:

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.