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IBM Sees Growing Spam Trend in 2014

According the the new IBM X-Force second quarter 2014 Threat Intelligence Report, the problem of spam has not gone away, but has actually increased.

Michael Hamelin, lead X-Force security architect for IBM Security Systems, told eSecurity Planet that when IBM was putting together the Q2 report, the biggest surprise was the massive uptick in spam.

"In March 2014, the X-Force team saw the highest levels of spam measured during the last two and a half years," Hamelin said.

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Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.