November breaks all malware records

Tuesday, 6 December 2005, 5:54 PM EST

November was the worst month for malware since records began in the mid-1980s, according to antivirus firm Sophos. The company detected 1,940 new pieces of malware in the past month, and has seen a 48 per cent increase in threats over the year.

By Iain Thomson at vnunet.

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