The United States used to be the leader in sending out spam email, but this year India overtook the lead as the world’s home of spam. India sends about a sixth of all spam emails sent every day; there are roughly 100 billion junk emails sent daily. Experts attribute this number to a fast-growing population in India, and a large group of previously novice computer users who are unwittingly downloading viruses onto their computers, turning them in Spam factories.
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Awareness campaigns and oversight by ISPs in the United States were also a factor in the US dropping from first to third.
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