Pakistan ranks 9th in generating email spam: Report

Spam emails from Pakistan now account for 3.3% of total spam in the world.


Web Desk April 26, 2012

Pakistan climbed up to ninth position in SophosLabs’ "Dirty Dozen” ranking for sending spam emails worldwide.

The rankings system for spam-relaying countries indicated that Pakistan had climbed two spots from it position at number 11 last year. Spam emails from the country now account for 3.3% of total spam in the world.

India topped the ranks this year for sending spam, beating the United States of America and South Korea. India now accounts for 9.3%of total spam emails sent in the world.

The top twelve spam relaying countries (January – March 2012)

  1. India – 9.3%

  2. USA – 8.3%

  3. S Korea – 5.7%

  4. Indonesia – 5.0%

  5. Russia – 5.0%

  6. Italy – 4.9%

  7. Brazil – 4.3%

  8. Poland – 3.9%

  9. Pakistan – 3.3%

  10. Vietnam – 3.2%

  11. Taiwan – 2.9%

  12. Peru – 2.5%

  13. Other – 41.7%

COMMENTS (9)

Junaid | 9 years ago | Reply

Thats show how we are

Ammar | 9 years ago | Reply

What the Heck! Is it necessary to discuss Pak-India in every matter. Spammers to be discouraged whether from India, USA or Pakistan.

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