Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Transient Malware is the New Online Threat
Security software company, AVG Technologies, reports that as many as 300,000 new, unique Websites launch every day, whose sole purpose is to infect visiting computers with malware. Not only has this number jumped up from as many as 200,000 only three months earlier, but many of these sites stay active for only a short period of time--sometimes just a day or two--giving them just enough time to infect enough PCs, but then disappear before they are routed out or blacklisted...