Damaging Malware Declining, Older Variants On the Rise


They just don't make malware like they used to. Or at least like they did earlier this year. Even low quality malware, however, is taxing the resources of security companies, since it is being detected in ever higher numbers.

Over the past six months, the technical creativity of malware has fallen along with the ability to cause massive damage, such as that created by the MyDoom and Sasser worms of years past, wrote Alexander Gostev, senior virus analyst for Kaspersky Lab, in a recent report. Damaging Malware Declining, Older Variants On the Rise - Security Feed - News - CSO Magazine

Linked by shanmuga Monday, 18th December 2006 10:29PM