Spyware evolving faster than viruses

Thursday, 27 April 2006, 3:47 AM EST

The evolution of spyware is outpacing that of viruses, with some software resetting itself hourly to evade detection, security experts warned today at Infosec Europe.

Security firm Webroot recorded a dramatic rise in spyware in the past 12 months, almost all of it aimed at harvesting financial data that could be used by third parties.

At vnunet.

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