ESET Says Online Games Password Stealers were Top Malware in 2008
In its newly released report entitled "Global Threat Report for 2008", ESET points out that programs seizing passwords for online games posed as the most prolific threat throughout 2008, responsible for almost 11% of the total attacks detected in 2008.
According to David Harley, Director of malware Intelligence for ESET, it is important for online gamers to know that they are an extremely popular target, as reported by Journalism on January 21, 2009.
The report also revealed that second on the list was the INF/Autorun program, a malware that exploits the Windows AutoRun feature as a vector for infection. Nevertheless, INF/Autorun occupied the first pla...
» SPAMfighter News - 1/30/2009
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