Trojans The Top 10 Internet Threats

BitDefender E-threat report in September: Clicker losing ground two exploits get new a Holzwickede, 7 October 2009 has what the BitDefender threat report in September, with the election in 2009 together? Answer: The big break down, while the little ones. While clicker, AutorunINF and Wimad settled in September from the top places the BitDefender top displace 10. However, all three in particular clicker compared to the previous month suffered percentage losses. However, involved two exploits in the Government of the most dangerous Internet threats. “Overall it remains the case that the great Trojan Coalition” clicker, Autorun.INF (9.58%) and Wimad.Gen (5.52%) the top 10 further governed by. Together, you have a share of more than 25 percent infection rates of all Internet threats. It remains clicker of the far most common E-threat on the net.

He couldn’t keep but by far the year record share of 14,39% in August. Nevertheless, one highlights Infection rate of 10,98% continue to the danger potential, emanating from clicker as Adware Trojan. His two pursuers with their attack tactics only slightly percent loss: while Autorun.INF using autorun file to distribute shared folders and removable media, it has seen Wimad on advanced system format(ASF)-files. The Downadup worm known as Conficker resistant holds fourth place. With 4.68 percent, he could easily increase its result from the previous month. Two new entrants occupy the places five and six. In both cases it involves programs that take advantage of specific weaknesses and malfunctions of other computer software exploits. The fifth-placed Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen (4.09 percent) uses a JavScript vulnerability in the Adobe PDF reader.

Also Trojan.Exploit.JS.Y (3.44 percent) has JavScript vulnerabilities in the visor and infected sites about it. From five to seven permanent guest is”Win32.Sality.OG, even though this polymorphic file infector negligible in percentage points (now loses 2.75 to 2.90 in August). Two threats that exploit vulnerabilities in the autorun file, rank on the seats eight and nine: in Worm.Autorun.VHG (1.78 percent) acts as Clerk to Conficker, he helps the downloader component to, to spread. The tail light is Trojan.Skintrim.HTML.A this month. Aksia may also support this cause. This often occurs in conjunction with adware programs like Navipromo. Top ten of the BitDefender-E-threat report in September 2009: position name percentage Trojan.Clicker.CM 10,98 Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen 9.58 Trojan.Wimad.Gen. 1 5.52 Win32.Worm.Downadup.Gen 4.68 Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen 4.09 Trojan.Exploit.JS.Y 3.44 Win32.Sality.OG 2.75 Trojan.Autorun.AET 2.27 Worm.Autorun.VHG 1.78 Trijan.Skintrim.HTML.A 1.49 other 53,41 about BitDefender BitDefender is a software engineer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally of certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English.