Spam: The digital coal in your stocking

Friday, 22 December 2006, 11:18 PM EST

The holiday season brings festive parties, family gatherings -- and a deluge of spam. Unsolicited messages, or spam, which account for nine out of 10 e-mails, fill up the in-boxes of computer users more than ever at this time of year, experts say.

"Every year, we see a seasonal increase around the holiday season. It's just worse than it's ever been before this year," said Daniel Druker, executive vice president of marketing at Postini, a company that provides message security services.

At Computerworld.

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