Report: Symantec says PDF readers and IE are biggest targets

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Report: Symantec says PDF readers and IE are biggest targets

Post by Ruhe on 22/4/2010, 15:44

According to a Symantec study, Germany is becoming the biggest disseminator of malware in Europe. The study shows that 12% of the malware circulating in Europe in 2009 was being actively disseminated by German computers, making it number one in the field, ahead of the UK (9%) and Russia (8%). Germany also leads the field in botnets, largely used for sending huge volumes of spam, where it has a 14% share of the worldwide total.
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Re: Report: Symantec says PDF readers and IE are biggest targets

Post by ssj100 on 22/4/2010, 15:47

No big surprise there. We hear of new PDF exploits almost every week now? And also IE has the biggest market share etc, and thus will always be the browser most malware writers will target.

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