July 31, 2006

July 2006 top 10 malware threats and hoaxes

Anonymous Reader writes "The report, compiled from Sophos's global network of monitoring stations, reveals that while the Netsky-P worm, first seen in March 2004, remains the most widespread piece of malware travelling via email, the actual proportion of infected email has dropped to a low of just one in 222 (0.45 percent). This compares to the first six months of 2006 when, on average, one in 91 emails (1.1 percent) carried malicious attachments."

Link: net-security.org

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