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Banker Trojans, the Worst Malware in Q2 2008

As per its security analysis for Q2 2008, PandaLabs, vendor for Internet security, reported that over 63% of new malware appearing during Q2 2008 were Trojans, with adware following at 22.40%.

Reports received indicated that PandaLabs identified banker trojans as the worst type of Trojan malware that caused the maximum damage and risk during Q2 2008. Thus, according to the company, the banker malwares - Banbra, Bancos and Sinowal - that circulated in the wild belonged to the most active Trojan families in Q2 2008.

Other families such as SpyForms, Dumador, PowerGrabber, Bankpatch and Bandiv, though appeared with plenty of variants, the Snatch, Nuklus and Briz groups of bankers.

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