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AV-TEST reports MILLIONS of unique Malware samples during 2010

During 2010, authors continue to innovate so that many malicious attacks sent a unique sample each time to evade detection. Command-and-control botnets, targeted attacks, and highly polymorphic malware families resulted in millions of unique samples captured by AV-Test during the past year.

AV-TEST reports MILLIONS of unique Malware samples during 2010 http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/updated-virus-stats-from-av-test.html

AV-Test HOME PAGE http://www.av-test.org/

QUOTE: Andreas Marx at AV-Test has shared some more information which highlights the significance of the malware problem. The numbers are staggering — AV-Test processed an average of 54k samples per day in 2010, up from an average of 33k in 2009 — and up from 426 samples per day just a decade ago.

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