Malicious Codes Increase as Writing Them Becomes Easier
According to a Korea-based information security providing company- AhnLab, a huge number of 10,580 spyware along with other malware were freshly detected in Korea during January-June 2008, more than twice the total of 4,376 malware detected in the same months in 2007.
Also, the total number of spyware programs that could gain control of a corrupt system and intercept personal information, change computer configurations, and even install other malware was found to be 2,285, about the double of 1,070 in 2007.
In early 2008, AhnLab pointed out that malicious codes like spyware were likely to grow, as 2008 wou...
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