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.