From time to time, we check on the Spamhaus Project on its weekly reports on the world’s ten worst spammers, spam origin by country, and ISPs.
According to the Spamhaus Project, 100 known spam operations are responsible for 80% of spam received by internet users in North America and Europe.
As at 8 May 2009, the top 10 worst spammers were Canadian Pharmacy (USA), Leo Kuvayev / Bad Cow (Russian Fed), HerbalKing (India), Vincent Chan / yoric.net (HK), Alex Blood / Alexander Mosh / AlekseyB / Alex Polyakov (Ukraine), Nikhil Kumar Pragji / Dark-Mailer (Australia), Peter Severa / Peter Levashov (Russian Fed), Yambo Financials (Ukraine), Ruslan Ibragimov / send-safe.com (Russian Fed) and Rove Digital (Estonia). Previous report
The top worst spam service ISPs were tiscall.net, covad.com, vsnlinternational.com, ttnet.net.tr, relianceglobalcom.com, verizon.com, sprint.net, tbroad.com, citelecom.ci and ovh.net.
The 10 worst spam origin countries were United States, China, Russian Federation, United Kingdom, South Korea, India, Brazil, Japan, Germany and Italy. Previous report