Email Worm Drives Millions to Anti-Virus Sites

  • September 12, 2003
According to comScore Media Metrix's top 50 U.S. Internet properties for the month of August 2003, leading virus protection providers Symantec and both broke into the top 50 in response to the SoBig and Blaster outbreak, with 29 million and 11 million unique visitors respectively. The traffic spikes driven by SoBig and Blaster were strong enough to be felt even at the category level in both the Computer Software and Technology - News categories, which grew faster than all other categories in August.
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