Old viruses still going strong

Monday, 4 April 2005, 1:23 PM EST

Security vendor Sophos has published a report revealing the top ten viruses causing problems for businesses around the world during the month of March 2005.

The report, compiled from Sophos's global network of monitoring stations, shows that Zafi-D, which first appeared at the end of 2004, is the most commonly encountered virus for the fourth consecutive month, accounting for 45.1% of all reports. The chart is dominated by old viruses, with only one of the top ten, Sober-K, having first appeared in 2005.

By Simon Duddy at ITP.

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