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25/09/09 @ 11:48 am

Top 10 E-threats in August 09

Pos. Name %
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1 Trojan.Clicker.CM 14
2 Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen 10
3 Trojan.Wimad.Gen.1 6
4 Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen 4
5 Win32.Sality.OG 3
6 Win32.Induc.A 2
7 Worm.Autorun.VHG 2
8 Win32.Virtob.Gen.12 2
9 Trojan.Autorun.AET 2
10 Trojan.JS.PYV 2
  Others 53

SPAMCOP report

SPAMS received per second over the past 12 months

SPAMCOP spam report

Spam drops 15 per cent after FTC Pricewert takedown

But levels are slowly rising as the cyber-criminals regroup.

Tuesday, 9th June 2009

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's recent takedown of an Internet service provider thought to be a safe haven for spammers has reduced spam volumes, but only by a little.

90 percent of e-mail is spam, Symantec says

Some spammers are dropping the use of botnets in favor of massive spam blasts.

Wednesday, 27th May 2009

Spammers seem to be working a little bit harder these days, according to Symantec, which reported Tuesday that unsolicited e-mail made up 90.4 percent of messages on corporate networks last month.

Thousands of Web sites stung by mass hacking attack

Attack methods are similar to those used by the Russian Business Network, a disbanded cybercriminal gang.

Wednesday, 3rd June 2009

Up to 40,000 Web sites have been hacked to redirect unwitting victims to another Web site that tries to infect PCs with malicious software, according to security vendor Websense.

Thanks a million, malware writers - 25 times over

Kaspersky Lab claims it has detected its 25 millionth piece of malware.

Thursday, 11th June 2009

25 million pieces of malware is a lot of programming effort, even when you include every minor variant.According to Kaspersky Lab, the Koobface variant it detected on June 9 became the 25 millionth entry in its malware database.