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Online Game Trojan and Adware Constituted Greatest Threats in May 2008

According to ESET's Global Threat Trends Report for May 2008, the Win32/PSW.OnLineGames malware was the most prevalent threat during the month, accounting for 17.95% of all detection.

The Win32/Adware.Virtumonde malware occupied the second place with 5.49% of the total detections. A potentially unwanted program, Virtumonde is used to serve advertisements on users' computer. Sometimes, it also opens several windows displaying unwanted advertising content and might be hard to remove completely.

Further, according to ESET, the top two listings, Virtumonde and PSW.OnLineGames, now represent their percentage detection based on actual detection of certain members of th...

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