Spam avalanche hitting SMEs, says survey

Up to 95 per cent of e-mails received by Irish small businesses are spam, according to a survey carried out to coincide with a security campaign launched last week.

16th February, 2008

Up to 95 per cent of e-mails received by Irish small businesses are spam, according to a survey carried out to coincide with a security campaign launched last week.

IT security firm Espion monitored the number of viruses and phishing e-mails received by a sample of small businesses last month to coincide with the make IT secure campaign that is currently running.

The survey found that atypical Irish small business received almost 48,000 e-mails over the...

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