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Number and categories of blocked emails

FOI reference - FOI-4380
Date - 21 January 2020

Request

Total number spam/malicious emails blocked by your organisation over the last 2 calendar years (2019 and 2018) broken down by year.

Please could you also provide a category for the malicious emails eg 2,300 phishing emails, 5,000 spam/junk emails, 3,400 anti-virus blocks.

Response

Information we are able to supply

2018

Malware/Phishing 11,170
Spam 127,664
Total 138,834

2019

Malware/Phishing 735
Spam 57,977
Rejected (Spam and Malware etc.) 285,155
Total 343,867