Virus flood threatens home users

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 2:10 AM EST

Virus writers have adopted a new tactic to try to make sure their malicious programs reach as many victims as possible.

Instead of releasing Windows viruses intermittently, many creators of worms and trojans are pumping them out with increasing frequency.

By Mark Ward at the BBC.

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