Friday, December 5, 2008

MessageLabs Annual Security Report

- 90% of SPAM is coming from Botnets
- Complex web-based malware became widespread, resulting in malware being installed onto computers with no user interaction
-Targeted trojan attacks  rose in 2008
- The usage of online free file sharing services helped the spammers to upload and share malicious files using just a link, this file could be a small html page, with a Javascript  that redirect the victim to the spammer's website
- Also free webhosting services are being used inceasingly by spammers to host spam content 

check the report:

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