Brits caught in spam wars cross fire

Friday, 1 December 2006, 2:27 PM EST

Cyber criminals are using British PCs to flood the world with spam, according to new figures.

Up to nine out of 10 emails is spam and the volume has tripled since June, says email monitoring firm Postini which discovered seven billion spam messages worldwide in November, up from 2.5 billion in June.

At vnunet.

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