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Over 227,000 malware strains created daily – study

Monday 3 November 2014 | 10:19 CET | News
More than 20 million fresh types of malware were created in the third quarter of 2014, the equivalent of 227,747 new samples per day, according to a report from Spain's Panda Security. The cloud-based security provider said that most of the malware samples identified in the latest quarter were Trojans in the form of rootkits, ransomware, spyware and malware downloaders, which accounted for 78.08 percent of the total number of samples. Viruses and worms came in second and third place, accounting for 8.89 percent and 3.92 percent respectively. China is the leading country in terms of

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Panda Security
Countries: Spain / World
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