Sunbelt Software Announces Top 10 Malware Threats For September

Stats from anti-malware developer show continued presence of Trojans aimed at downloading 'scareware'

October 5, 2009

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CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced the top 10 most prevalent malware threats for the month of September 2009. The report, compiled from monthly scans performed by Sunbelt's award-winning antispyware tool, CounterSpy(TM), and its anti-malware solution, VIPRE Antivirus + Antispyware, is a service of SunbeltLabs(TM).

For September, SunbeltLabs reports the password-stealing Trojan threat Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen maintained the top spot on the list for the sixth straight month, but its prevalence decreased by 12 percent month over month, to

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