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Malware Use Triples, Anti-Phishing Group Says

The use of malware on Web sites to steal passwords and other sensitive information is skyrocketing, according to a new report from the Anti-Phishing Working Group. The number of URLs with hidden code for stealing passwords nearly tripled between July 2007 and July 2008, to a record high of 9,529, while the number of malicious-application variants hit a high of 442 this May, the APWG reports in its quarterly report.

  • Read the article: CNET | Posted: 12/10/2008 05:25:00 PM | Permalink

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