Nine in 10 PCs infected with spyware

Friday, 25 August 2006, 2:30 PM EST

Nine out of ten PCs are infected with spyware, new research has found.

After a fall in 2005, spyware infection rates have risen again to their highest level since 2004, thought to be spyware's heyday, according to a recent report by anti-spyware company Webroot Software.

At vnunet.

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