Spam levels dropped by about one-third following the recent takedown of the Rustock spambot, according to Symantec's latest Intelligence Report.
Recent rise in spam and malware attributed to new gang war online.
New and Noteworthy: iTunes Music Store Launches in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland; Security under obscurity; more
Spam made up more than 90 percent of all e-mail last month, with networks of zombie PCs producing the vast majority of such messages, MessageLabs says.
EZ Antivirus 2005 isn't the most feature-packed virus scanner on the market, but it's certainly one of the fastest. Home and small-business users looking for speed should give it a try, but current users need not upgrade.
More security researchers predict the death of the mass-mailing virus--reasonable predictions or wishful thinking?