Spyware remains rampant as Winamp exploited

Wednesday, 8 February 2006, 10:30 AM EST

A new study by the University of Washington finds that one in twenty executables on the Internet contain spyware.

The study, which sampled more than 20 million Internet addresses, also found other disturbing trends.

At SecurityFocus.

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