Dirty Dozen: Top 12 Spam Countries Identified

4. Ukraine

Ukraine is a new entrant on the Sophos Dirty Dozen list. The eastern European country peddled 5.5 percent of spam globally, earning it the fourth spot on the list. Ukraine is believed to be the home of a long-running pharmacy spam operation, according to Spamhaus, a spam-fighting organization. The spammer behind the operation, known for sending 10 million or more messages daily, uses Chinese Web hosting for the operations and botnets to spread the messages, Spamhaus said.

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