Who said email-based malware was dead?

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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You can also listen to a podcast all about the spam report. I don’t know what was going through podcast producer Yogi’s mind when she named it “The Spam Surge Unzipped”. Search engine rankings I expect…