Average Web user has 3 adware applications

McAfee found that adware continues to proliferate. 1.5 mln of its 5 mln-plus VirusScan Online users had at least one ad-serving program on their computers, with an average of three adware programs per machine. Unsolicited ads to mobile networks are growing, and along with those ads, malware targeting mobile phones also has increased from five threats in Q4 2004 to as many as 50 currently.