Author Topic: Half of New Viruses Only Useful to Cyber-criminals For A Single Day  (Read 2574 times)

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August 14, 2009, 08:27:59 pm
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http://blog.damballa.com/?p=311

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I’ve been saying it for several years now, but it looks like one of the traditional anti-virus companies have finally admitted to the problem. Most new viruses released by cyber-criminals are only “useful” for a single day – within 24 hours they’ve created a new batch of viruses and released them, and so continues the cycle. Panda Security issued their press notification concerning their latest threat findings – in particular, “52 Percent of New Viruses Last Only 24 Hours, According to PandaLabs“.
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