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"Many home users' computers are sending out spam because they have had their broadband Internet connections exploited by remote hackers. Zombie computers - PCs that have been compromised by &to=http://english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/366/14396_nkorea.html' target=_blank>hackers or virus writers - are sending out over 40% of the world's spam, usually to the complete ignorance of the PC's owner," said Graham Cluley senior technology consultant for Sophos.
"Many spammers have taken their money-making schemes to the extreme by hacking into innocent third-party computers in an effort to do their dirty work," suggested Cluley.
Over 42 percent of all spam mails sent this year around the world came from the US.
At the request of Ukraine, Turkey detained a Russian-flagged cargo ship as it was carrying grain from the port of Berdyansk. The problem will exacerbate when Recep Erdogan leaves politics.