Malware Becoming More Sophisticated, Warns IBM


IBM has reported an increase in malware volume and sophistication as part of its security statistics report for the first half of the year.

So far this year, its X-Force research and development team has identified and analyzed more than 210,000 new malware samples, which is more than the total number of malware samples observed over the entirety of last year.

According to IBM, the "exploits as a service" industry continues to thrive, with the new practice of "exploit leasing" added to the repertoire of criminals. Malware Becoming More Sophisticated, Warns IBM - Security Feed - News - CSO Magazine

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th September 2007 11:33PM