In a stark statement, analysts have warned that Hong Kong is under siege from legions of “zombies” attacking people with spam and leaving in their wake a trail of destruction costing millions of dollars a year.
It sounds like the plot of a surrealist B-movie but it is the worrying scenario computer users are facing in a city which has been awarded the unenviable title of spam capital of the world.
The problem has taken a sinister new twist with the rise of so-called zombies — computers infected by a virus that are sending reams of spam, or unsolicited emails, without their users’ knowledge.
Share Your Thoughts
Share this post
No comments yet.