Spam menace spreads to Briton’s mobile phones

The scourge of spam has spread to mobile phones, with Britons being bombarded by more than one million unwanted text messages every day.A report from uSwitch.com, the consumer website, also showed that security groups are losing their battle with the criminal gangs behind conventional e-mail spam.Nearly 82 million junk electronic messages – ranging from offers of counterfeit Viagra to “pump and dump” scams for penny shares – are getting through filters daily. The figure, equating to nearly 1,000 spam e-mails a second, is up 20 per cent from last year.
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