Eight in the morning is a good time to grab some coffee, but not to check your e-mail.
The number of viruses sent out each day peaks between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. EST, according to the Global Security Report released by security research firm Trustwave this week.
"The number of executables and viruses sent in the early morning hours increased," reads the report. "The spike is likely an attempt to catch people as they check e-mails at the beginning of the day."
Using real-world data collected in 2011 from more than 300 incident … Read more