Kaspersky Monthly Malware Stats, October Quiet

Kaspersky Lab has published its malware stats for October 2010.  Overall, October was relatively quiet, although there were a few incidents worthy of note.

  • Virus.Win32.Murofet, which infected a large number of PE files, was detected at the beginning of the month, related to Zeus.
  • Fake archiving programs are becoming increasingly common.
  • Microsoft set a record for vulnerability patches released.

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