With all of our modern knowledge, email filters, and warnings about opening attachments from unknown addresses, how big of a deal can spam really be these days?
Unfortunately, email spam is still very much a problem in 2018 – especially for the many businesses who fall victim to spam and phishing scams year after year.
Not only can email spam can hurt your productivity and result in security breaches, it can also land you a hefty fine if you accidentally send it to your contacts.
As of the most recently reported period, spam messages accounted for 48.16 percent of e-mail traffic worldwide. In 2016, the United States accounted for the majority of unsolicited spam e-mails with 12.08 percent of global spam volume. The most common types of spam e-mail were healthcare and dating spam.