Taxing times ahead as spam soars

Friday, 10 March 2006, 1:30 AM EST

The volume of unsolicited email has jumped sharply over recent weeks as spammers target surfers with tax planning offers in the run up to the end of the financial year.

Newly published data from Postini, which processed over 22 billion emails in February, reported that 14 billion emails were identified as 'directory harvest attacks', 'malicious attacks' or 'email to invalid recipients'.

At vnunet.

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