New bots spearhead 2005 malware offensive


There was a “significant increase” in the number of new malware specimens detected during 2005, with research published today reporting a year on year surge of over 240 percent.

In total, over 46,000 new threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, bots and other types of malware, were detected by security firm Panda Software in 2005, compared to over 13,000 threats detected in 2004. New bots spearhead 2005 malware offensive - IT Security News - SC Magazine UK

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 22nd February 2006 8:15AM