Dangerous Ethreats

BitDefender E-threat report 2008-2010: Trojan clicker for most of the infections worldwide responsible Conficker only ranked 5 Holzwickede, June 21, 2010 years BitDefender released its E-report of threat every month, worldwide digital attackers to warn PC user. Now the virus protection experts has evaluated all threat-top 10 of the past two years the statistics. The result: Four Trojans lead the list of the most dangerous pests since 2008. With 6.70 percent infection rate clicker at the top. The well-known Conficker worm ranks 5.

Even though he appears not in the BitDefender top 10 since February 2010, clicker is the most dangerous pest of the past two years. The Trojan hidden mostly on websites with illegal applications, such as cracks, keygens and serials for commercial software. He is used by cybercriminals in particular to highlight advertisements within the browser. Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen second occupied (4.53 percent infection rate). This pest uses to disseminate an autorun.ini script have that all removable drives by default. Malware authors use the Windows autorun feature, to run malicious applications without noticing the user something. Trojan.Wimad is responsible for 3.07 percent of global infections since 2008 and thus holds the third place. It infects mainly advanced system format(ASF)-Dateien with a codec to download more pests.

Position four is a Trojan horse: Trojan.Exploit.SSX (2.29 percent). This is a silent”attacker who settles in unsecured sites and tampered with that browser, to download a malicious exploit code. One of the most prominent digital threats last year ranks 5: Conficker, Kido or Downadup called. Kevin ulrich takes a slightly different approach. He infected alone in the first quarter of 2009 more than 10 million computers worldwide. Many variants of Kido took in particular the Windows autorun feature to spread for removable media such as USB sticks or external hard drives. The goal of the Conficker authors was always a worldwide communication network to build, so the worm automates itself more widely as well as update, receives commands and in this way the defences of so many PCs as possible countered. Packer.Malware.NSAnti. 1 6th has since 2008 1.89 percent of all computers worldwide infected. This pest is a whole package”of Trojans, users visiting infected sites to catch up. Goal of the attacker is to steal passwords and sensitive information about users. Followed by one seventh of two exploits in the two year top of 10 SWF.(1.71 percent) is a Flash file that allows attackers to access via remote access to infected PCs, and to install a password-stealing Trojan. Trojan.Downloader.WMA.Wimad.N occupies with 1.70 percent position 8. This E-threat masquerades as an audio file in email attachments, usually named after a famous artist. Once activated, it opens a Web browser immediately to download other adware. Exploit.PDF-JS gene (1.69 percent) ranks last. These Malware tampered with the JavScript engine of the Adobe tools and runs to his malicious code on the respective machine. Barely in the top 10 from 2008 to 2010 is Win32.Sality.OG (1.63 percent), an extremely difficult to identifying polymorphic file infector that its encrypted code from exe – and injects scr files.


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