Spyware evolving faster than viruses


The evolution of spyware is outpacing that of viruses, with some software resetting itself hourly to evade detection, security experts warned today at Infosec Europe.

Security firm Webroot recorded a dramatic rise in spyware in the past 12 months, almost all of it aimed at harvesting financial data that could be used by third parties. Spyware evolving faster than viruses - vnunet.com

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 26th April 2006 9:41PM