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Threats and viruses in India

According to a security report published by Emergic CleanMail, junk mail in corporate India is at an all-time high and amounted to 71.65 percent of the total mail in the week ending April, 08, 2005. 64.67 percent of the overall mail originated from areas such as open relay servers, open proxies, and zombie machines that were exploited worldwide.

Top five viruses in India
1
W32/Netsky.P@mm
33.73 percent
This is a mass-mailing worm that uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to the e-mail addresses it finds when scanning hard drives and mapped drives. It also tries to spread through various file-sharing programmes by copying itself into various shared folders.
2
W32.MyDoom.BG@mm
19.97 percent
This mass mailing worm uses its own SMTP engine to replicate itself to the e-mail addresses that it collects from the PC it has infected. The worm then downloads PWSteal.Trojan on the infected system.
3
HTML.Phishing.Bank-1
9.96 percent
This is a trojan that steals personal information and spreads through e-mail.
4
W32.FunLove.4099
7.37 percent
W32.FunLove.4099 replicates under Windows 95/98/Me and Windows NT. It infects programmes that have .exe, .scr, and .ocx extensions.
5
W32/Netsky.Q@mm
4.41 percent
This is a mass-mailing worm that consists of two components: a dropper and a mass-mailing component. It uses its own SMTP engine to send itself to the e-mail addresses it finds when scanning the disk drives.
 
     
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