Top prevalent malware threats

Anti virus vendor Sophos has revealed that the Netsky P worm, first seen in March 2004, remains the most widespread piece of malware travelling via email around the world.

The Sophos report, compiled in July, found that the actual proportion of infected email has dropped to a low of one in 222 (0.45 percent), compared with the first six months of 2006 when, on average, one in 91 emails (1.1 percent) carried malicious attachments. Top prevalent malware threats - Security -

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 1st August 2006 3:11AM