March's bug story: old worms maintain grip

Friday, 1 April 2005, 10:25 AM EST

Older worms and viruses continued to dominate March's list of Top 10 baddest apples, said security firms Thursday, in part because users don't update their anti-virus defenses, but also because 2005's entries have been too weak to unseat the old guard.

According to the list produced monthly by Sophos, the Zafi.d worm led the Top 10 for March by accounting for 45.1 percent of all the malicious traffic the U.K.-based security vendor monitored.

By Gregg Keizer at TechWeb.

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