By Vivian Yeo, ZDNet Asia

The threat from Web-based malware is growing at a rapid pace, with nearly 200 percent more malicious sites [] identified this month, according to a new report from MessageLabs.

Released Tuesday, the MessageLabs Intelligence Report revealed that 2, 797 new Web sites hosting malicious content including spyware, were blocked by the security vendor in March, a 200 percent jump over the previous month.

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