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January 24, 2006

Leading indicator: Spam points to fast growth of Spanish-speaking Web

Stephen Baker

Trend Micro reports that the fastest growing spam market was in the Spanish market. "Spanish-language spam had the largest increase in 2005 to rank third at 13% of all spam as compared with just 2% the previous year."

?Crecimiento impresionante! The question: Does this reflect growth of the Spanish-language cyber economy? Or do spammers simply view it as more vulnerable, perhaps, or less policed?

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