Friday, April 5, 2013

Eset has made rating of virus threats of March

The company Eset, developer of antivirus software and expert in cybercrime and protecting against threats, predstavilp report on the most active threats in March 2013.

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.

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