Trojans - Most Problematic Threat to Computers
According to observations by BitDefender, a security vendor, trojans are the most preferred malware for malware distributors.
In its E-Threats Landscape Report, BitDefender indicated that 80% of the global malware arrives from trojans installed on users' computers. Once loaded, malware might take various forms from keylogging programs harvesting data on financial sites to simple spam relaying bots within networks of other bots.
Security Experts at BitDefender, analyzed the threats for the first six months of 2008, concentrated on software flaws and exploits, different kinds of malware and also countermeasures and law enforcement for Internet crime prevention. » SPAMfighter News - 13-08-2008