Sunbelt lists top ten malware threats

Powered by SC Magazine
 

Sunbelt Software has announced the top ten most prevalent spyware and malware threats spotted in January.

Sunbelt Software has announced the top ten most prevalent spyware and malware threats spotted in January.

 

The report was compiled from monthly scans performed by Sunbelt's anti-spyware tool CounterSpy and the new anti-virus and anti-spyware solution VIPRE. The company claimed that the results represent the number of times a particular spyware or malware infection was detected during CounterSpy and VIPRE scans that report back to Sunbelt's community of opt-in users.

The top ten most prevalent spyware threats for the month of January were:

1. Virtumonde - 6.35 per cent
2. Trojan-Downloader.Zlob.Media-Codec - 3.12 per cent
3=.Trojan-Downloader.Generic - 2.01 per cent

3=. Trojan.FakeAlert - 2.01 per cent
5. Explorer32.Hijacker - 2.00 per cent
6. Trojan.Crypt.XPACK.Gen - 1.83 per cent
7. Trojan.1 - 1.45 per cent
8. Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen - 1.38 per cent
9. Rootkit.TDss.Gen - 1.33 per cent
10. Trojan.Win32.Monder.gen - 1.25 per cent


See original article on scmagazineuk.com

Copyright © SC Magazine, US edition


 
 
 
Top Stories
Inside the stalemate on Australia's piracy code
Still not registered almost five months on.
 
IT staff outline deep anger in Macquarie Uni survey
‘Morale at lowest point in a decade’.
 
Cost blowout to push NBN past $41bn budget
But government funding cap to remain.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
New Windows 10 users, are you upgrading from...




   |   View results
Windows 8
  46%
 
Windows 7
  44%
 
Windows XP
  5%
 
Another operating system
  3%
 
Windows Vista
  2%
TOTAL VOTES: 717

Vote