LONDON -- Sophos, a world leader in IT security and control, has revealed the most prevalent malware threats causing problems for computer users around the world during March 2007.
March 2007 Highlights
This months numbers indicate that while malware spreading via email is still causing problems, the vectors used to distribute threats are changing, said Ron OBrien, senior security analyst at Boston-based Sophos. Hackers are continuing to move away from mass-mailing worms in favor of using spam messages that have links directing them to infected web pages. Protection for these threats has been around for quite a while weve offered protection against Netsky for more that three years. The bottom line is that its critical that users keep their security up-to-date to avoid falling prey.Sophos plc