Friday, April 5, 2013
Eset has made rating of virus threats of March
As in previous months, Trojan Win32/Qhost tops the list of threats, and far ahead of the other threats "tens". At the same time, its activity continues to decline for the third month, with 15.91% in January to 11.98% in March 2013.
This malicious program provides modified the hosts file to redirect users to phishing resources. Its high activity, primarily associated with a fairly simple technique works, it uses, as well as a wide range of phishing sites.
Overall, the threat show different dynamics. Growth trend shown Trojans Win32/StartPage (1,12%), Win32/Bicololo (2,84%), worm Win32/Dorkbot (2,04%), as well as malware web pages HTML / ScrInject (3, 90%) and JS / Iframe (3,16%).
Win32/Bicololo show strong growth over the past three months - in January, its prevalence rate was 2.07%. Besides Win32/Qhost, the downward trend of activity demonstrated Win32/Conficker (1,20), HTML / IFrame (1,95%), INF / Autorun (1,95%) and Win32/Spy.Ursnif (2,71%) .
File infector are still in the top ten global threats, like last month, they are Win32/Sality (2,84%), Win32/Ramnit (1,68%), Win32/Virut (1,08%). In March, each of them showed a slight decline.
In addition to these viruses, the downward trend show and other threats: Win32/Conficker (2,18%), Win32/Dorkbot (2,00%), Win32/Qhost (1,67%), HTML / IFrame (1,63% ). In March, growth was observed only in HTML / ScrInject (2,99%), INF / Autorun (2,95%) and Win32/Bundpil (1,34%). Worm Win32/Bundpil, as Win32/Dorkbot, spreads via removable drives, relying on auto included in the OS.