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Online Hazards Deterring Users

August 11, 2004
A Consumer Reports study evaluated Internet users' chief online security complaints and vigorously tested possible solutions.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, May 2004

June 7, 2004
The spam volume remains unchanged over the month, but Internet users don't have reason to celebrate, as the plateau is not indicative of an imminent decline in unwanted messages.
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PCs Monitored, E-mail Bugged

April 20, 2004
Research reveals an average of 28 pieces of spyware per computer, and half of spam filled with activity-tracking beacons.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, March 2004

April 8, 2004
The spam ratio only grew by 1 percentage point, but the economic damage from malware was staggering.
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IM Spam Expected to Triple

March 29, 2004
As if spam wasn't annoying enough, unwanted messages are popping up on instant messaging screens too.
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More Unwanted Messages Since CAN-SPAM

March 18, 2004
While Pew Internet & American Life Project found that e-mail users have seen an increase in spam, the survey reports a decrease in pornographic messages.
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Perceptions of Trust

February 13, 2004
Research reveals that a distinct gap exists between U.S. businesses and consumers regarding issues of privacy, trust, and how personal data is handled.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, January 2004

February 4, 2004
E-mail inboxes groaned under the 60 percent spam volume, along with the most financially destructive worm the Internet has known.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, December 2003

January 6, 2004
High growth rates and record-breakers are usually celebrated, but not when it comes to spam and viruses. The spam volume rose from 42 percent of e-mail to 58 percent during 2003, and the year fell just short of being the worst on record for malware variants.
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U.S. Named as Biggest Spammer, Spammee

November 25, 2003
An annual United Nations report identified the country as the biggest victim of spam and digital attacks, while also leading the globe in sending unwanted e-mail.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, October 2003

November 6, 2003
While one firm measured a decline in the monthly amount of spam, another report finds the economic damage to be among the worst ever recorded.
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Spam: Always Annoying, Often Offensive

October 22, 2003
The payoff for spammers lies in the 1 percent of recipients who give money as a response to an unsolicited commercial e-mail.
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Porn Pages Reach 260 Million

September 25, 2003
Explicit online material accounts for 12 percent of all Web sites, generating $2.5 billion in revenue.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, July 2003

August 11, 2003
Good news, bad news, and worse news found in the month's figures.
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Corp America Not Fully Prepared For Biz Interruptions

August 6, 2003
Fortune 1000 executives believe it would take their organizations longer than an average business day to restore critical information systems.
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The Deadly Duo: Spam and Viruses, June 2003

July 7, 2003
Spam attacks increase nearly 2.5 percent for the month, as the ratio of spam to non-spam reaches the global tipping point.
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Surfers Unaware of Data Collection

June 26, 2003
While privacy policies may not adequately protect personal information, some industries score higher than others.
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Spam Threatens Revenue, Kids

June 9, 2003
Unsolicited e-mail is not only costing global corporations billions of dollars in lost revenue, it also exposes nearly half of online kids to pornographic messages.
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Global Biz Still Unprepared

June 5, 2003
Record-breaking digital attacks and threats of more serious disasters have not inspired organizations to adopt complete business continuity plans for dealing with catastrophes.
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