70% of all newly detected malware is a Trojan
Which explains why
34.37% of infected computer were infected as a result of a Trojan getting past the computer or network's defenses (if any)
Trojans are picking up threat percentage points: Panda shows them as up almost three percent over the previous quarter.
Adware is on the rise, too, up a scary 9%, from 7.54% of new malware to nearly 17% between first and second quarters.
Malware makers are increasingly targeting small and midsized businesses businesses, which increases the pressure -- and responsibility -- for you and every one of your employees (and their families, if any of them are taking work home for use on computers used by other family members; really bad idea, by the way) to take every possible step to both protect your systems and educate their users about the threats that have them in their sights.
And to do so immediately -- and constantly.
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