Antivirus firms rethinking automated alerts

Responding to industry criticism, some antivirus vendors are changing the way they distribute automated virus alerts, tightening the audience to include only those that request them. IT managers complain that an inordinate amount of time is wasted by viruses and worms that spoof the e-mail's sender, bogging down e-mail systems and creating an onslaught of false infection reports from users.

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