Malware Writers Change Course


As end users wise up to the security threats posed by malicious email attachments, malware writers are adopting different means to infect end users' PCs, according to researchers at security software firm Sophos.

In the past year, the amount of malware spread through e-mail attachments has significantly declined, say the researchers. In January of 2006, for example, a staggering one in every 50 e-mails was infected, compared to about one in every 1,000 e-mails sent in August of 2007. Malware Writers Change Course - Security - IT Channel News by CRN and VARBusiness

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