Majority of worms, viruses, spams and Trojans originate in the Far East


According to Network Box, the Far East, specifically Malaysia, China and the Philippines, was seen as the major source of malware during July. The company's security responses blocked more than a million worms, viruses and Trojans daily, the majority of which originated in Eastern Asian countries.

Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia accounted for 9.42 per cent of viruses released for July, with Beijing (China) second with 6.27 per cent and Pampanga (Philippines) third with 5.16 per cent.

Beijing was also the main source of spam for July with 9.62 per cent. Quarry Bay (Hong Kong) and Hollywood (USA) were joint second, accounting for 3.7 per cent each. Security Park - Majority of worms, viruses, spams and Trojans originate in the Far East

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 2nd August 2006 1:08AM