Email viruses hitting Australians harder

The number of email viruses targeting Australians is on the rise, with Australia last month experiencing the biggest growth in attacks of any country.

One in 84.1 emails or 1.2 per cent of email traffic contains a virus, up from 0.4 per cent of email traffic the month before, MessageLabs' Intelligence Report for October 2006 said. The global ratio was 1 per cent of email traffic.

This ranks Australia 12th out of all countries, where it was "previously at the bottom of the list", the report said. Email viruses hitting Australians harder: report - Security - Technology

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