US tops poll of spyware purveyors

Tuesday, 23 August 2005, 2:21 PM EST

Spyware purveyors are expanding their distribution channels and adopting new tactics in a bid to cash-in by infesting more PCs with parasitic malware. The majority of spyware is coming from the US, with Poland coming in second and the Netherlands third, according to a study by anti-spyware software developer, Webroot Software.

By John Leyden at The Register.

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