Saturday, January 21, 2006

Malware Threat Percentages For 2005

2005 saw the decline of IT viruses, in favor of other threats such as Trojans or worms.

The data shows that in 2005:

Viruses - 1%
Trojans - 42%
Bots - 26%
Backdoor Trojans - 11%
Dialers - 8%
Worms - 6%
Adware/Spyware - 3%

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