Report: 30 percent of emails in March were malware

Monday - 4/18/2011, 3:04pm EDT

Hackers are focusing more attention on getting control of your computer.

Security firm Commtouch says that 30 percent of all emails at the end of March included malware

Most of the messages came disguised as package-tracking emails from UPS or DHL.

The malware can send copies of itself to other people and even steal your banking details.

The findings are part of the Commtouch "Internet Threats Report."

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