Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Malware is up

Source: vnunet

A report released by Microsoft claims that there was a 500% increase in Trojan downloader/dropper activity in the first half of 2007 relative to the prior six months. This direct "compromise the end user computer" approach appears to be gaining popularity relative to the traditional social engineering based phishing attacks, at least as far as the serious criminal enterprises are concerned.

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