Fewer e-mails bear malware

Thursday, 15 June 2006, 2:25 AM EST

The proportion of e-mail messages that contain malware has fallen for the first six months this year compared to the same period last year, Sophos PLC said on Wednesday.

Statistics released by Sophos show that about one in 91 e-mail messages contained a virus or other types of bad software, far less than the 1-in-35 figure of a year ago, said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant. Sophos provides enterprise-level antivirus, spam, adware and malware protection products.

At InfoWorld.

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