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Spammers translating messages cause web security issues

For example, the number of spam emails in Germany and the Netherlands has risen 13 per cent since May, with almost half of these emails being written in German. The firm has stated that these antics were highlighted through some "dubious" translations. Recent data from Sophos highlighted that the US accounts for 15.6 per cent of all spam emails sent. Russia, which was previously second in the list fell to ninth, and was found to be responsible for 3.2 per cent of spam.

 

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