Top ten most spammed ISPs revealed

UK anti-spam company ClearMyMail has today revealed statistics showing which internet service providers are the most targeted by spam, in a handy top ten list format.

Top ten most spammed ISP’s:

1. Forece9.net = 95% average spam rate
2. Talk Talk = 95%
3. UKServers = 94%
4. Eclipse Internet = 92%
5. Yahoo = 89%
6. Orange (Wanadoo/Freeserve) = 89%
7. PlusNet = 87%
8. Zen Internet = 85%
9. Demon = 84%
10. Pipex = 84%

The research revealed that over 2 years, a massive 95% of all emails that have gone through the ClearMyMail anti-spam system via Force 9 and Talk Talk ISPs were either spam or virus-related and has led to calls for the companies to take more action to prevent spammers.

ClearMyMail also looked at which countries produce the highest number of UK targeted spam and America led the way with just under 50% of all rogue emails coming from the USA, damn those septics.

Top ten sources of spam for UK home and small business users:

1. US 48.90%
2. UK 13.09%
3. China 6.56%
4. Germany 6.19%
5. France 5.27%
6. Korea (Republic Of) 5.00%
7. Italy 4.41%
8. Poland 4.01%
9. Spain 5.39%
10. Japan 2.98%

ClearMyMail has customers from over 100 countries and uses an 18-stage anti-spam and anti-virus filter system to ensure that not one spam email gets through, including the new wave of "image-spam".


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