Between January and June 2005 63% more machines got infected with spyware

Security incidents involving compromised bot machines reached 13,000 in Q2 2005, according to McAfee, which represents a 300% rise over Q1 2005. 63% more machines were exploited by bot programs and by spyware and adwarein the first half of 2005 compared to the number of adware-infected computers by year-end 2004.