Sunbelt names top ten malware threats in February

News by Dan Raywood

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

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

 

The report was compiled from monthly scans performed by its CounterSpy tool and VIPRE anti-virus and anti-spyware. The top ten most prevalent spyware threats for the month of February were:

1 – Virtumonde 3.15 per cent

2 - Trojan-Downloader.Zlob.Media-Codec 2.69 per cent

3 - Trojan.1 1.85 per cent

4 - Trojan-Downloader.Generic 1.54 per cent

5 - Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen 1.44 per cent

6 - Trojan.Crypt.XPACK.Gen 1.38 per cent

7 - Trojan.Win32.Monder.gen 1.29 per cent

8 - Trojan.FakeAlert 1.11 per cent

9 - Antivirus 360 1.00 per cent

10 - INF.Autorun (v) 1.00 per cent

 

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.

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