Russia has passed China to become the largest generator of spyware and other malicious code, according to a report set to be released on Friday.
Security software maker PC Tools says that Russia now accounts for 27.9 percent of such software, compared with China's 26.5 percent. The U.S., which had been the second largest producer in prior surveys, is now in third place, accounting for a hair less than 10 percent of malware.
Russia is also known as a hotbed for junk e-mail, known as spam.
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