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Smarter Threats From Virus Writers And Spammers! - 8/18/2004 10:11:46 AM   
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Email viruses are becoming much more complex, according to a computer security group.

Computer viruses spread by email are growing more sophisticated as virus writers and spammers are thought to be joining forces in an effort to make smarter bugs, a computer security group said on Tuesday.

New York-based MessageLabs, which scans client emails for viruses to block, said it picked apart some 5.6 billion emails from January to June this year and found one in 12 contained some sort of virus that penetrated firewalls meant to block them.

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