Do Zebras Get Less Spam Than Aardvarks?

Sep 1st, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Technology

Hot Hardware: Email spam got you down? Is your first name Aaron? A study by Cambridge University security expert Richard Clayton shows that the first letter of your email address has a lot to do with the amount of spam you receive.

The study, titled “Do Zebras get more Spam than Aardvarks?” analyzed traffic logs from the U.K. ISP Demon Internet. The data analyzed was from the period Feb. 1st - March 27th of 2008.

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