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ESET Releases its November 2008 Global Threat Trends Report

According to Global Threat Trends report for November 2008 from security provider ESET, the company reveals a growing trend in malware infections that has emerged from the Win32/Patched.BU family of file-hacking malware. This malware, ranked No.5 in ESET"s Global Threat Trends report, has been marked as a fresh entrant.

Also, the Win32/Patched tag is given to lawful system folders that the malware modifies, according to the ESET report. The objective of this modification is to install a malware simultaneously with the installation of the modified folder on the memory of infected computer.


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