More rogue AV in April malware threats

Sunbelt Software has announced the top 10 most prevalent malware threats for the month of April 2010.

The list of detections for April sees a loader for a rogue security product making it into the top 10. Nine detections from March were still on the list in April.

FraudTool.Win32.SecurityTool (v) - a loader for rogue security product SecurityTool - supplanted Virtumonde in the last spot. Bots and Trojans were the most frequent detections.

One detection with a significant change in April was INF.Autorun (v), which saw its percentage of total detections grow by almost 40 per cent, from 1.7 per cent of overall detections in March, to 2.34 per cent in the next month.

The top 10 most prevalent malware threats for the month of April are:

  1. Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT 33.74 per cent
  2. Exploit.PDF-JS.Gen (v) 3.41 per cent
  3. INF.Autorun (v) 2.34 per cent
  4. Trojan-Spy.Win32.Zbot.gen 1.88 per cent
  5. Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0 1.85 per cent
  6. Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra 1.68 per cent
  7. BehavesLike.Win32.Malware (v) 1.31 per cent
  8. Trojan.Win32.Malware 1.23 per cent
  9. Trojan.ASF.Wimad (v) 1.07 per cent
  10. FraudTool.Win32.SecurityTool (v) 1.03 per cent

More information:
www.sunbeltsoftware.com

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