«eBanking – but secure!» News
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Current malware situation
In the opinion of leading antivirus manufacturers, the current malware situation is quiet. Any newly discovered threats were classified as mainly low-risk. It is interesting to note however that an unbelievable 230.000 PCs have become infected with the most widespread types of malware during the past 7 days alone.
MELANI's biannual report 2008/2
MELANI published their eighth biannual report on "Information security in Switzerland and internationally: The situation" drawn up in co-operation with the Swiss Coordination Unit for Cybercrime Control (CYCOS).
Malware increasingly spread "by hand"
USB sticks and external hard drives are proving a great success, as they provide for the effortless exchange of data. But USB sticks and external hard drives also come with serious inherent risks – enabling malware such as the Conficker computer worm to spread with ease.
A more relaxed situation after all the "Conficker hype"
With the exception of a certain "background hum" of malware threats (viruses, Trojans, etc.) the current situation is looking quite relaxed. Media coverage with an IT security slant has calmed down a bit as well since all that "Conficker hype".
"5 steps to your computer security" cartoon