"By the end of 2008, McAfee Avert Labs predicts it will have identified some 550,000 malicious programs, a 54% increase from 2007. With all the new malware emerging, we can expect new terminology to describe these constantly morphing threats. Here, then, is our only slightly tongue-in-check attempt to predict some of the rising threats in 2008 and the language that may be employed to describe those threats.
Badvertising, Adsploit, Indexically Transmissible Viruses, Snookies, Anti-Social Networking, Social Graft, Whaling, Lieware, Spham or Spamble, Backdoored, Patch Fix." – Content courtesy of Security Warning 2008: Top 11 Malware Threats To Watch Out For — InformationWeek
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