Web viruses wilt but spyware soars

Friday, 20 October 2006, 11:01 AM EST

Web-based viruses decreased by half in September, according to new figures from security firm ScanSafe. But, while instances of web viruses fell 47 per cent, spyware rose 21 per cent during the month.

ScanSafe's Global Threat Report is based on the real-time analysis of more than five billion web requests and more than 10 million web threats processed by the company in September.

At vnunet.

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