Two thirds of all PCs infected with spyware

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 3:17 PM EST

The global spyware plague has reached epidemic proportions, with the cost to global PC users set to rocket by 2,400 per cent over the next four years.

According to newly published research from IDC, the need to identify and eradicate these parasitic programs will drive anti-spyware software revenues from $12m in 2003 to $305m in 2008.

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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