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S. Koreans receive 0.24 spam messages a day

Publication Date : 20-09-2012

 

SEOUL: How many mobile phone spam texts do you receive a day? According to government data released on Wednesday, Koreans received an average of 0.24 spam messages per day during the first half of this year. The figure was a 42.9 per cent drop from a year earlier and telecommunication officials said the fall came as a result of government and industry efforts to block junk messages. One of the measures the government has taken is to limit the number of forwarded messages to 500 a day. The data collected from the Korea Communication Commission and the Korea Internet Security Agency also showed that Koreans received an average of 1.64 spam emails every day.

 

How many mobile phone spam texts do you receive a day? According to government data released on Wednesday, Koreans received an average of 0.24 spam messages per day during the first half of this year.

The figure was a 42.9 per cent drop from a year earlier and telecommunication officials said the fall came as a result of government and industry efforts to block junk messages.

One of the measures the government has taken is to limit the number of forwarded messages to 500 a day.

The data collected from the Korea Communication Commission and the Korea Internet Security Agency also showed that Koreans received an average of 1.64 spam emails every day.

 

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