Viruses dip slightly in January

Wednesday, 1 February 2006, 7:01 PM EST

The number of email viruses doing the rounds has dropped fractionally, while spam still accounts for almost 90 per cent of traffic, experts say. January statistics show that viruses now account for 0.5 per cent of total email traffic while spam accounts for 87.09 per cent.

By Veronique De Freitas at Web User

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