Virus alerts 'as bad as spam'

Monday, 3 April 2006, 3:18 PM EST

Alerts generated by antivirus software are as bad as the spam advertising messages that clog up users' email accounts, according to an industry analyst.

"Many email security products or services will warn you if they detect a virus in an incoming message. The problem is that these days, most virus-infected email is sent not by users, but by other viruses," said Richi Jennings, an analyst at Ferris Research.

At vnunet.

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