The share of phishing emails in mail traffic remains the same as estimated. However, other threats await the user instead – including an increase in the number of malicious attachments and plenty of computer fraud spam. February’s most noticeable event was the drastic decrease in the number of malicious links coming from the .cn domain region. This was caused by a tightening of the domain name registration rules in China. Now many bulk mails advertising Viagra or pornographic sites include links to domains registered in the .ru region.
Spam Evolution February 2010
By: Kaspersky Security Bulletin
Published: February 2010
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