Malware evolution: January - March 2005

Tuesday, 19 April 2005, 11:48 AM EST

Kaspersky Lab presents its quarterly report on malware evolution.. The report addresses questions such as why email worms no longer seem to be causing epidemics, the increase in worms targeting instant messenger applications, what effect the release of SP2 for Windows XP has had on security, and why adware and spyware are the latest buzzwords in the field of IT security.

By Alexander Gostev at Virus List.

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