Viruses no longer top security threat

Wednesday, 3 May 2006, 12:26 AM EST

Early reports of malware distribution in April show that viruses are swiftly declining as a threat in comparison with other malicious software.

Separate research from Fortinet and Sophos shows that the top viruses were mainly old timers, and that Trojans and spyware are coming to the fore in their place.

At vnunet.

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