10/24/2006

Microsoft: Bot, Trojan Infections High; Rootkits Low

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 9:28 pm

New statistics from Microsoft’s anti-malware engineering team have confirmed fears that backdoor Trojans and bots present a “significant” threat to Windows users.

However, according to data culled from the software maker’s security tools, stealth rootkit infections are on the decrease, perhaps due to the addition of anti-rootkit capabilities in security applications.

Source: eWeek

 

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