2009 – Year Of The Panda? Nope, It Was Year Of The Malware

Bill Mullins, who writes an excellent security blog, picked up on an interesting report which I would have otherwise missed out on.

PandaLabs Annual Malware Report seems to have restored his faith, in perhaps an unfortunate way, that malware and other internet nasties are still a big deal.

The report has highlighted many new strains of malware in 2009 – over 25 million of them in fact – with fake antivirus scams being some of the most prevalent threats of the last year.

Read more on his fingers and dykes post and be sure to subscribe to his blog too, its really rather good.

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