Targeted Trojan attacks gaining momentum

Wednesday, 5 April 2006, 2:50 AM EST

While the amount of malware that hit the Internet increased in March, the number of mass-mailing worms seems to be on a downward slide, according to anti-virus experts.

The era of the mass-mailing worm being the dominant malware in the Wild may be coming to a close. Now we're looking at the age of the targeted Trojan horse -- more sophisticated, more stealthy and maybe even more dangerous.

At eSecurityPlanet.

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