Mobile spam volume doubles

Wednesday, 2 March 2005, 11:07 AM EST

Almost half of all mobile phone text messages received in the U.S. are now spam, compared to just 18 percent a year ago, research has claimed.

According to mobile firm Wireless Services Corporation, the increased amount of unsolicited SMS messages is attributed to the growing sophistication of spammers, who are venturing beyond the world of e-mail.

At CIO Today.

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