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Sunbelt Software Announces Top 10 Malware Threats for October

Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen has stranglehold on title of most prevalent malware; social networking sites growing target
CLEARWATER, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced the top 10 most prevalent malware threats for the month of October 2009. The report, compiled from monthly scans performed by Sunbelt's award-winning antispyware tool, CounterSpy½, and its anti-malware solution, VIPRE½ Antivirus + Antispyware, is a service of SunbeltLabs(TM).

For October, SunbeltLabs confirmed the password-stealing Trojan threat Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen maintained the top spot on the list for the seventh straight month and is still showing signs of activity and growth, accounting for