China to fight spam.
The Beijing goverment has joined the international efforts to fight spam E-mail that is not requested. Also known as "unsolicited commercial e-mail" (UCE), "unsolicited bulk e-mail" (UBE), "gray mail" and just plain "junk mail," the term is both a noun (the e-mail message) and a verb (to send it). , by adopting the London Action Plan on Spam Enforcement Collaboration Working together on a project. See collaborative software. .
Following months of discussions, China has agreed to sign up to the plan which will mean greater co-operation between countries in analysing spam campaigns, investigating their origin, and encouraging ISPs around the word to take appropriate measures to defend innocent users.
In April, Sophos reported that almost 10% of spam originated from computers based in China. Much of this spam is being sent out through compromised computers A computer that has a virus, Trojan or other malevolent program. See botnet. , known as "zombies Zombies
Companies that continue to operate even though they are insolvent. Also known as living dead.
It's advisable to avoid investing in zombies at all costs their life expectancies are highly unpredictable. ", under the control of remote hackers without the knowledge of their owners.
After the USA and South Korea, China is one of the biggest producers of spam in the world.