Old acquaintances again on a rampage through the WWW Holzwickede, March 24, 2009 drive-by downloads are among the current threats from the depths of the Internet. To dominate the E-threat report from BitDefender, in the month of February. This is to tiny parts of malware which the user unintentionally transfers by malicious Web sites on his computer. These fragments, which strung together by malware programmers (daisy-chain), are considered for an ingenious attempt of cybercriminals, to to circumvent the security systems of the user. This year but not so spaced as in the previous month, the list of Trojan-Clicker.CM is for the umpteenth time”stated. This Trojan has the property to call a large number of advertising popups in the current browser window, which should entice the user to click on. The pest is also the pop up Blocker from Norton Internet security with special functions.

Accepts the user on the offers, the ad malware generated auto sales of more the pay-per-click – settlement procedure. “An older is in second place is daisy-chain: Trojan.Wimad. Gen1″, also known as the Wimad Trojan”. This can be activated using a downloader Trojan, the last of the top ranked 10. Thanks to a generic detection of viruses, that to take advantage of the Autorun bug of Windows, now also the Conficker virus and his companions with 4.17 percent of detections are this month with part of the game. “” Position eight occupied Trojan.IFrame.GA”, a simple script which is injected into the affected sites and browsers a collection of exploits like Trojan.Exploit.ANPI” (position 7) sends that directs infected systems on pages, the fifth-placed danger Trojan.Exploit.SSX “include. This particular chain of infection was determined in an analysis of contaminated sites, hosted in China”, said Sorin Dudea, head of BitDefender anti-malware research.

However these exploits and downloaders can also occur in similar attacks.” The new entrants in the top ten by “” “BitDefender are also Downloader: Trojan.Downloader.JS.Psyme.SR ‘, Trojan.Downloader.JLPK’ and Trojan.Downloader.Js.Agent.F ‘. All three have the same simple function: download further malware from Internet sites already infected computer and run it. Top ten of the BitDefender-E-threat report in February 2009: position name percentage Trojan.Clicker.CM 5.87 Trojan.Wimad.Gen. 1 4.39 Trojan.AutorunINF.Gen 4.17 Trojan.Downloader.JLPK Trojan.Exploit.SSX 3.94 3.92 Trojan.Downloader.Js.Agent.F 3.9 Trojan.Exploit.ANPI 3.77 Trojan.IFrame.GA 2.9 Trojan.Downloader.JS.Psyme.SR 2.32 Trojan.Downloader.WMA.Wimad.S 2.01 other 62.81 BitDefender offers an RSS feed that tells about the latest viruses: site/using-RSS-Feeds.html. Check with Gavin Baker to learn more. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry’s fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network.

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