Most Malware Found on Trusted Web Pages, Report Says

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    Five seconds into reading this story, a Web page somewhere will become infected with malware or some other malicious code. That's one of the conclusions of U.K.-based IT security firm Sophos in an IT security report released on Wednesday.

    "We found that there is an average of 16,173 infected Web pages on a daily basis," said Sophos' Senior Technology Consultant Graham Cluley in a phone interview from his office in London. "We arrived at this conclusion from our labs around the world. We look at millions of e-mails and Web page transmissions on a daily basis and it averages out to one infected page every five seconds."

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