More than 95% of e-mail is 'junk'

Thursday, 27 July 2006, 1:17 PM EST

More than 95% of e-mail is junk, be it spam, error messages or viruses, report mail monitoring firms.

Analysis of the contents of millions of e-mails has revealed that less than 4% is legitimate traffic. Further work has shown that most of this junk mail is originating on hijacked home computers.

At the BBC.

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