Microsoft finds malware on 5.7M tested PCs
Microsoft Corp. is set to release research showing, among other things, that its security tools find malicious software on about one in every 311 times it scans a PC. The research is part of a major report on security trends that Microsoft plans to release today at its TechEd user conference in Boston.
Microsoft's data is remarkable because it comes from such a large sample group - more than 270 million users of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, which ships with Windows.
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