Hackers ramp up 'insidious' targeted attacks

Wednesday, 2 August 2006, 12:44 PM EST

Users risk falling into a false sense of security as the overall percentage of infected email plummets, security experts have warned.

Antivirus firm Sophos' latest internet threat research for July 2006 reveals that while the Netsky-P worm, first seen in March 2004, remains the most widespread piece of malware travelling via email, the actual proportion of infected email has dropped to a low of just one in 222 (0.45 per cent).

At vnunet.

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