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Trojans are the New Model Army


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TheRegister.co.uk

 

Amateur virus writers are going the way of amateur athletes, morris dancing and the May Pole, according to a survey by Panda Software.

 

Seventy per cent of malware detected by the developer?s scanning service in the first quarter had a cybercrime or financial motive.

 

Forty per cent of malware detected was spyware, the firm said, with Trojans accounting for another 17 per cent. Malicious diallers rang up eight per cent of the market, while bots took four per cent.

 

Download Panda Quarterly Report here

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