Beijing scores number one spot for malware

Tuesday, 3 July 2007, 6:09 AM EST

China is proving to be a mighty force not only economically, but also as the launching point for malicious software and spam.

In June, some 40 percent of malicious software worldwide originated from Beijing, nearly doubling from 21 percent in May, said Simon Heron, managing director for security vendor Network Box Corp. Spam from Beijing, however, dropped from 11 percent to 5 percent over the same time period, he said.

At NetworkWorld.

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